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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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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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GSI Announces Membership Drive On First Anniversary

GSI Announces Membership Drive On First Anniversary

by / Newsroom Ink on July 6, 2014

In June of 2013, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fish Fry in Washington, D.C. became the setting for the birth what was quickly to become one of the strongest and loudest voices for the Gulf of Mexico and the seafood it produces, The Gulf Seafood Institute.

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Gulf Council Tables Red Snapper Reallocation in Favor of Sector Separation

Gulf Council Tables Red Snapper Reallocation in Favor of Sector Separation

by / Newsroom Ink on June 29, 2014

Facing opposition on an amendment that would take a portion of the red snapper fishery from Gulf seafood providers for the exclusive use of recreational fishing, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council voted to defer further action on Amendment 28.

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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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