March Shrimp Landings in Gulf Above Historical Average, But Shrimp Catch in Louisiana Remains Down

On Friday, the Fisheries Statistic Division of NOAA Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Science Center published data regarding shrimp landings in the Gulf of Mexico for March 2018.   Last month, roughly 2.5 million pounds of shrimp was landed in the Gulf of Mexico.  Although the shrimp caught in the Gulf last month was lower than what had been reported as landed […]

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Alabama/Mississippi Town Hall Meeting in 2018

The Southern Shrimp Alliance Is Holding Two Town Hall Meetings     The Southern Shrimp Alliance is holding a Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, April 18 in Bon Secour, Alabama. See meeting info below.   First Meeting April 18     Fishermens Baptist Church Address: 17101 River Rd, Bon Secour, AL 36511 Phone: (251) 949-6387 Meeting time- 2:00pm to 4:00pm.     […]

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Despite No Reporting from Louisiana, February Shrimp Landings Consistent with Historic Levels

NOAA’s Gulf of Mexico Data Management division has now released information regarding shrimp landings in the Gulf of Mexico for the first two months of 2018. In February, more than 2.7 million pounds of shrimp was landed in the Gulf of Mexico. Although below the amount of shrimp landed in the month of February in each of the three previous years, […]

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Delcambre Dock Day: March 19, 2018

    411 East Main St., Delcambre 8:00 am – 12:15 pm FREE lunch provided by Southern Shrimp Alliance Presentations & demonstrations focused on shrimp FREE event will cover key topics including: LDWF regulation & updates Quality ways to avoid rotten shrimp Retirement planning Coast Guard requirements Packing & shipping seafood demonstration Southern Shrimp Alliance meeting follows at 1:00 pm […]

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Louisiana Town Hall Meeting in 2018

The Southern Shrimp Alliance is holding a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, March 15 in Chauvin Louisiana. See Schedule below. Executive Director John Williams and Trade Attorney Nathan Rickard will present for SSA. A Question & Answer period will follow the presentation. SCHEDULE: Food and Beverages will be available at 5:30pm Meeting will begin at 6:00 pm – American Legion, […]

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South Carolina SSA Meetings in 2018

The Southern Shrimp Alliance is holding meetings in South Carolina. Executive Director John Williams will present for SSA and Nathan Rickard from the law firm of Picard, Kentz and Rowe. (Attorneys for SSA) A Question & Answer period will follow the presentation. SCHEDULE:                                   […]

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2017 Ends With Shrimp Landings in Louisiana at Historic Lows and Shrimp Landings in Alabama at Historic Highs

Last night, NOAA’s Gulf of Mexico Data Management division released information regarding December shrimp landings in the Gulf of Mexico. In December, the commercial fishing industry landed 6.6 million pounds of shrimp in the Gulf of Mexico, up from 5.8 million pounds in December of 2016. Despite the significant increase from 2016, landings last month were 23.4 percent below the prior […]

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November Establishes Another Historic Low for Louisiana

Last week, NOAA’s Gulf of Mexico Data Management division released information regarding November shrimp landings in the Gulf of Mexico. With 3.5 million pounds of shrimp landed last month, Louisiana had the worst production in any November recorded over the sixteen years that the Southern Shrimp Alliance has compiled data. Over the prior fifteen years, Louisiana has averaged 6.4 million […]

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October Shrimp Landings in Gulf Establish New Historical Low

On Monday afternoon, NOAA’s Gulf of Mexico Data Management division released data on October shrimp landings in the Gulf of Mexico. Last month, shrimpers landed almost as much shrimp (11.6 million pounds) as was landed in October 2015 (11.7 million pounds).  However, the small decrease in volume from last year’s historic low means that less shrimp was landed last month […]

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