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Scallop Committee Webinar

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

The Scallop Committee will meet to:

  • Discuss Framework 34: Receive an update and provide input on a range of potential access area and DAS allocations for the 2022 and 2023 fishing years. Framework 34 will set specifications including ABC/ACLs, days-at-sea, access area allocations, total allowable landings for the Northern Gulf of Maine (NGOM) management area, targets for General Category incidental catch, General Category access area trips, and set-asides for the observer and research programs for fishing year 2022 and default specifications for fishing year 2023. Framework 34 will implement measures proposed by the Council through Amendment 21 to the Scallop FMP.
  • Receive an update on the evaluation of rotational management project.
  • Develop recommendations for possible 2022 scallop work priorities.
  • Discuss other business, as necessary.

Online access: GoToWebinar Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2059004166337959696 Use VoIP with a microphone and speakers for audio – a headset is recommended. Call In information: Phone: +1 (415) 655-0052 / Access Code: 691-925-474 Please note that this is not a toll-free number. If choosing the phone: You will receive a individual, personalized PIN that you must enter when you call in, in order to be heard and raise your hand.

**Please be sure to mute your phone upon joining the call so that there will be no interference with the discussion.**

Public participation: The Council is making every effort to allow members of the public to remotely participate in the meeting. Individuals are encouraged to submit written comments ahead of time, but, at the discretion of the Chair, public comments also will be allowed during certain portions of the webinar. Please refer to the “Remote Participation Guide” for instructions on how to take part in the webinar meeting. Note that you must register for the webinar if you plan to provide oral comments.

Those who call-in by telephone without registering for the webinar and entering the PIN provided will be in listen-only mode. If you would like your written comments to be considered at this meeting, they must be received at the NEFMC office no later than 8 a.m. on Friday, October 22, 2021. Please address them to Council Chairman Eric Reid or Executive Director Tom Nies.

Email submissions should be sent to comments@nefmc.org.

For information about meeting materials and detailed agenda, please consult the Council’s website at www.nefmc.org.

This meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 USC 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities.

This schedule is subject to change. If you have questions, please call the Council.


October 27
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Event Category:


New England Fishery Management Council