|New England Fishery Management Council's Scientific and Statistical Committee Meeting|
The Committee will:
The public is invited to participate in the meeting via webinar or telephone. For online access to the meeting, you may reserve a seat at https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/459826863. To listen via telephone, no registration is needed. Just dial in to 646-307-1705; Access Code: 401-980-543.
|Location Westin Waterfront Hotel, 425 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210|
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