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Derelict Crab Trap Cleanup Announced; Volunteers Needed

Derelict Crab Trap Cleanup Announced; Volunteers Needed

  • December 18, 2018

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will again host its annual Derelict Crab Trap Rodeo with two volunteer cleanup events during the month of February. The Derelict Crab Trap Removal Program was initiated by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife…

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Recreational & Commercial 2019 Blue Crab Harvest Regulations

Recreational & Commercial 2019 Blue Crab Harvest Regulations

  • November 5, 2018

Proposed Changes: Harvest of Female Blue Crabs to Close September 9 – October 13 The recreational and commercial take (or possession) of female blue crabs from state waters is prohibited during this time. This regulation replaces all previous closures and restrictions on…

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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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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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