Councils to Hold Cobia Management Meetings in N.C.

SAVE THE DATE - May 9, 2016!
Councils to Hold a Q&A Public Meeting on Cobia Management

The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, in conjunction with the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, will hold a Q&A Public Meeting in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina to address cobia management issues.

DATE: May 9, 2016

TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

LOCATION: The meeting is being held in Kitty Hawk, NC and is also being broadcast via webinar. Registration for the webinar only is required - see below for registration link.

Meeting address:
Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks/Kitty Hawk
5353 N. Virginia Dare Trail
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
Phone: 252/261-1290

Webinar Registration:

Council staff will give a presentation that includes,
An overview of the Council federal management process;
Information on historical management of cobia;
Review of the SEDAR stock assessment for cobia;
Information about current cobia management and the pending 2016 recreational closure; and
An overview of future management actions for cobia currently under consideration by the South Atlantic Council.
Council staff and area Council members will be available to answer questions following the presentation.

Additional meeting information including video presentations and how to submit written comments will be posted to the Cobia Management Q&A Public Meeting page on the South Atlantic Council's website.

Presentations will be posted by April 22, 2016.