Gulf Council Schedules Public Hearing Meetings for Shrimp Amendment 17B and Scoping Workshops for Coral Amendment 7
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a series of meetings to gather public comments on two issues. Shrimp Amendment 17B considers setting harvest benchmarks, setting a target number of permits, creating a permit pool, and allowing transit through federal waters. Coral Amendment 7 considers designating protections for deep-water coral areas in the Gulf of Mexico.
Louisiana meeting location:
Monday, March 6, 2017 at 6:00 P.M.
Courtyard by Marriott
142 Library Drive
Houma, LA 70360
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LSA's Public Comment on Proposed Rule to Require Turtle Excluder Devices on Skimmer Trawls, Pusher-Head Trawls, and Wing Nets (Butterfly Trawls)
Louisiana Shrimp Association maintains that Alternative No.1, maintaining current regulatory practices over skimmer vessels, is the only choice that will clearly avoid the unsustainable adverse economic consequences for our coastal shrimping operations in the Gulf of Mexico and provide for continued expansion of turtle populations. Click here to download the full testimony of LSA

Become Louisiana Certified

  • "The primary mission of the Louisiana Seafood Certification Program is to build a unified brand to attract consumers as well as foodservice and seafood distribution buyers who want to be sure they’re sourcing the best-tasting seafood in the world—Louisiana Seafood." The basic requirements along with instruction on how to apply to become a Louisiana Seafood Certified Program participant can be found here- Louisiana Certification Program

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Buy domestic USA wild caught shrimp,
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