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LA Red Snapper Landing Estimates through July 21

August 3, 2019

The latest catch statistics recorded by LA Creel, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ (LDWF) near real-time data collection program, is 530,940 pounds, or 65 percent of Louisiana’s allocation. This estimate covers the period through July 21. The season will remain open until recreational landings approach or reach Louisiana’s…

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LDWF Announces Fall Inshore Shrimp Season Opening

August 3, 2019

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission has set the opening dates for the fall inshore shrimp season based on information provided by Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologists, input from the Louisiana Shrimp Task Force, and public comments. Season openings are as follows: The portion of state inside waters…

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Fact Sheet on Act 372: Restaurant Notice of Foreign Seafood

July 27, 2019

Prepared by Louisiana Sea Grant‘s Law & Policy program, this fact sheet details the requirements of the new ‘seafood labeling’ law, known more commonly as HB 335.  WHAT IS HB 335?  Governor John Bel Edwards signed HB 335 (enrolled as Act 372) into law on June 19, 2019. Act 372…

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