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Warning:  Avoid Venezuelan Crab Meat

Warning: Avoid Venezuelan Crab Meat

  • July 17, 2018

As of July 12, 2018, 12 people infected with Vibrio parahaemolyticus who ate fresh crab meat have been reported from 3 states and the District of Columbia. If you want to read the full investigation, please visit the CDC's website…

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Louisiana Inshore Shrimp Season Closing

Louisiana Inshore Shrimp Season Closing

  • July 2, 2018

On June 27, 2018, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced that the 2018 spring inshore shrimp season will be closed in portions of zone 1 and 2—from the Mississippi/Louisiana state line westward to the western shore of Freshwater Bayou…

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Louisiana Direct Seafood Launches E-commerce Site

Louisiana Direct Seafood Launches E-commerce Site

  • June 26, 2018

The Port of Delcambre and Louisiana Direct Seafood (LDS) have partnered to take Delcambre’s monthly seafood and farmers’ market offerings from the dock to web browsers this summer. A variety of seafood items for consumers to purchase from the comfort of…

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Audubon G.U.L.F.’s Summer Of Sustainability

Audubon G.U.L.F.’s Summer of Sustainability

  • June 22, 2018

Audubon Nature Institute’s sustainable seafood program, Gulf United for Lasting Fisheries (G.U.L.F.,) is celebrating the bounty of the Gulf of Mexico all summer. The third annual Summer of Sustainability dinner series will be hosted at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas…

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“Spring Aboard” Boating Safety Courses

“Spring Aboard” Boating Safety Courses

  • March 19, 2018

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) are encouraging boaters to enroll in a boating education course prior to the kickoff of the boating season. LDWF will be participating in the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA)…

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Keep On The Lookout For Tagged Blue Crabs

Keep on the Lookout for Tagged Blue Crabs

  • March 2, 2018

To investigate blue crab movements in the Gulf of Mexico, the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory will be tagging and releasing 31,000 crabs throughout the bays, estuaries, and offshore waters of the Gulf. Their tags are orange 1″ x 2″ plastic rectangles…

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