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Gulf Captains See Red Snapper Recreational Sector Separation in Positive Light

Gulf Captains See Red Snapper Recreational Sector Separation in Positive Light

by / Newsroom Ink on July 20, 2014

Just when the Gulf waters looked like they were starting to calm, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has stirred them once again by announcing a series of public hearings to address Amendment 40, better known as Gulf Red Snapper recreational sector separation.

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WWL.com – GSI Says Mediocre Shrimp Season Means Jumbo Prices

WWL.com – GSI Says Mediocre Shrimp Season Means Jumbo Prices

by / Newsroom Ink on July 18, 2014

Though high shrimp prices may be good news for shrimpers, the industry is not all that pleased with the just concluded inland brown shrimp season. The Gulf Seafood Institute is hoping for a turnaround as a new season begins.

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Neglected Oyster Shells to Be Returned to Gulf

Neglected Oyster Shells to Be Returned to Gulf

by / Newsroom Ink on July 17, 2014

After being shucked, drowned in Tabasco and slurped by the dozen, the Louisiana oyster shell has finally found a way to return to its natural habitat.

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Illegal Dumping Funds Secured to Protect Gulf Seafood

Illegal Dumping Funds Secured to Protect Gulf Seafood

by / Newsroom Ink on July 10, 2014

More than three million dollars has been allocated to collect anti-dumping duties from countries that illegally dump shrimp, crawfish and other seafood into U.S. markets from Department of Homeland Security funding.

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Western Seafood’s Patrick Riley Has Lifelong Passion for Shrimping Excellence

Western Seafood’s Patrick Riley Has Lifelong Passion for Shrimping Excellence

by / Newsroom Ink on July 13, 2014

Patrick Riley was on the waterfront as soon as he could walk. Forty years later he is still on the waterfront and in the shrimp business, working as general manger of Texas’s Western Seafood.

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Louisiana Oysters May No Longer Be Gulf Oysters

Louisiana Oysters May No Longer Be Gulf Oysters

by / Newsroom Ink on July 2, 2014

For the first time in its more than 130-year Louisiana history, the oldest oyster dealer in the U.S. is thinking the unthinkable – importing foreign oysters to meet the demand of New Orleans residents and visitors alike.

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Georgia Sea Grant Reels in Shrimp Black Gill Disease, No Reports Found in Gulf Shrimp

Georgia Sea Grant Reels in Shrimp Black Gill Disease, No Reports Found in Gulf Shrimp

by / Newsroom Ink on June 27, 2014

In Georgia, as in the Gulf of Mexico, shrimp is king. But Georgia shrimp have come under attack by a parasite that could impact the economy of local coastal communities.

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Louisiana Shrimp Emerge Slowly From Long Cold Winter

Louisiana Shrimp Emerge Slowly From Long Cold Winter

by / Newsroom Ink on June 16, 2014

Louisiana shrimp has been the deep freeze long before reaching the shrimp boat freezers. Because of an unusually cold winter, the states brown shrimp season began late, leaving shrimpers with less time on the water this year.

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