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Good Shrimp Volumes, Poor Shrimp Prices in April

On Friday, NOAA released shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico for April 2016. For the month, NOAA reported landings of 2.8 million pounds shrimp in the region, the highest total for an April since 2012 and 13.2% above the prior fourteen-year historical average.  This amount was driven by a productive April in Louisiana [...]Good Shrimp Volumes, Poor Shrimp Prices in April read more ...

 

Recent Study Demonstrates Link Between Use of Antibiotics in Livestock with Development of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Aquatic Environments

Why should anyone care that there are banned antibiotics in imported farmed shrimp? The first answer to that question is the potential impact that exposure to antibiotics such as chloramphenicol and nitrofurans has on the health of unwitting consumers.  Importers and distributors of farmed seafood produced overseas argue that any potential harm caused by exposure [...]Recent Study Demonstrates Link Between Use of Antibiotics in Livestock with Development of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Aquatic Environments read more ...

 

Oil Spill Science Seminar: Sharing Gulf Science Discoveries for Management

The Sea Grant Oil Spill Science Outreach Team has an exciting announcement about an upcoming seminar. Please help spread the word through your networks:          Join our latest science seminar called “Sharing Gulf Science Discoveries for Management” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 OR view the seminar live on the web from [...]Oil Spill Science Seminar: Sharing Gulf Science Discoveries for Management read more ...

 

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