Council Meeting Documents
Providence Biltmore Hotel
September, 2008
11 Dorrance Street
Providence, RI 02903


September Council Meeting Agenda - **Note correct start time for Thursday, Sept. 4th**

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Skate Fishery Management Plan Amendment 3 Discussion

Approve Council Comments on National Standard 1
Presentation on DRAFT Comments on National Standard 1 Guidelines for ACLs and AMs & Ending Overfishing - NEFMC Staff

Groundfish Amendment 16 Discussion Materials
Proposed outline for Council's Groundfish Discussion
Presentation on Groundfish Amendment 16 - NEFMC Staff
Presentation on TRAC status reports for Eastern Georges Bank Cod & Haddock & Georges Bank Yellowtail - Loretta O'Brien
Presentation on the GARM III Reviews - Dr. Paul Rago

Assessment of 19 Northeast Groundfish Stocks through 2007: Report of the 3rd Groundfish Assessment Review Meeting (GARM III), Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Summary of Scientific and Statistical Committee Comments on the Development of Amendment 16

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Groundfish Amendment 16 Discussion continued

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