Gulf Council to Meet in Gulfport, MS


April 16 - 20, 2018
Sunset on the Gulf of Mexico

Gulf Council to Meet in Gulfport, MS

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet April 16 – 20, 2018
at the Marriott Courtyard hotel, located at 1600 E. Beach Boulevard, Gulfport,
MS 39501.
The meeting will convene on the following days and local times:
  • Full Council Closed Session from 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM on Monday
  • Council Committees meet 8:30 AM – 5:45 PM on Tuesday
  • Council Committees meet 8:00 AM – 5:30 on Wednesday
  • Full Council meets 8:30 AM – 4:45 PM on Thursday
  • Full Council meets 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM on Friday
The Committee and Council Agendas and meeting materials are posted on the Council website at Meeting materials will be posted as they become available.
Public testimony is scheduled on Thursday from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM.
Council meetings are open to the public and are broadcast live over the internet.
 Register for the webinar.
About the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is one of eight regional Fishery Management Councils established by the Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976. The Council prepares fishery management plans, which are designed to manage fishery resources within the 200-mile limit of the Gulf of Mexico.

Submit comments and stay updated on fishery issues:

Check it out! Go to and click on the thermometer in the middle of the page. From there you can read up on all the pending actions, watch the video presentations, read comments, and submit your own. All comments submitted through the online form are automatically posted on our web site for Council review. Other comments are manually posted every couple of days.