Scallop Advisory Panel- ONLINE

December 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am


The Scallop Advisory Panel will meet to discuss:

  • Framework 33: Receive an update on a range of potential allocations for the 2021 and 2022 fishing years. The primary focus of this meeting will be to develop input a range of specification alternatives and management measures for FY 2021 and FY 2022 that will be included in Framework 33. Framework 33 will set specifications including ABC/ACLs, days-at-sea, access area allocations, total allowable catch for the Northern Gulf of Maine (NGOM) management area, targets for General Category incidental catch, General Category access area trips and trip accounting, and set-asides for the observer and research programs for fishing year 2021and default specifications for fishing year 2022.
  • Other business may be discussed, as necessary.



This meeting will be broadcast online via GoToWebinar. The meeting will begin on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 9a.m. EST. Click here to join!


Call In information:

Phone: +1 (415) 655-0052 Access Code: 402-243-107


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, December 4, 2020. Please address them to Council Chairman Dr. John Quinn or Executive Director Tom Nies. Email submissions should be sent to

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