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MAFAC Teleconference February 2016

February 1, 2016
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. EST (Teleconference)
National Marine Fisheries Service Headquarters
Silver Spring, MD

Members of the public are welcome in person 

(see Federal Register Notice) or

Dial: 800-369-3342    (Passcode: say "MAFAC")


1. Review and Discussion of the Protected Resources Subcommittee report: 

Recovery Actions Retrospective Analysis - DRAFT Report

  • A draft report was shared and discussed at the October 2015 MAFAC meeting.  Some edits and additional analyses were finalized, and the Subcommittee seeks MAFAC review, discussion, and acceptance of the report, to be formally submitted to NMFS.

FINAL - Recovery Actions Retrospective Analysis

2.  Discussion of the tenure of the Aquaculture Task Force

  • The Chairs of the Commerce Subcommittee propose that the work of the Aquaculture Task Force be extended for one year.  Of the original two tasks, one has been completed (Office of Aquaculture strategic plan development) and the other is still in progress (Gulf of Mexico project).  In addition, the Resiliency Working Group is seeking the contributions of the Aquaculture Task Force on one or more resilience-related tasks that MAFAC has committed to in the coming year.
  • Current Terms of Reference for the Aquaculture Task Force


Federal Register Notice

Meeting Transcript

Transmittal Memo