Tag Archives: Louisiana shrimp industry

University of New Orleans gets grant to improve turtle excluder devices

UNO researchers will use the funds to enhance the design, test and implement the device which helps a captured sea turtle escape when caught in a fishing net. Read more here 12:35

“Red Listed” – Louisiana unhappy with California group’s ‘avoid’ shrimp label

bilde new hope“The socioeconomic impacts to our shrimpers from this designation has the potential to cripple families and coastal communities who have endured repeated disasters, including Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Ike, Gustav and Isaac, the BP oil spill and the disappearance of our coast,” Barham wrote. [email protected] 08:29