Marine Fisheries Commission seeks advisers for southern flounder committee

Morehead City, NC

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission is looking for commercial and recreational fishermen and scientists to serve on the Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan Advisory Committee.

The committee will assist the Division of Marine Fisheries in amending the Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan. The commission uses fishery management plans as guides for implementing regulations and other management measures. The committee is expected to begin meeting in the spring of 2018.

Individuals interested in serving as an adviser should be willing to attend meetings at least once a month and participate in the committee process. Advisers will be reimbursed for travel and other expenses incurred in relation to their official duties.

For an application, go to http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/mf/mfc-advisory-committees, stop by any Division of Marine Fisheries’ office, or call 252-808-8022 or 800-682-2632. 

Applications should be submitted by 5 p.m. Sept. 30 to C.J. Alley, N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries, P.O. Box 769, Morehead City, N.C. 28557.

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