Louisiana Spring Shrimp Season to Open May 8th

News Release For Immediate Release May 4, 2017 Contact: Ashley Wethey Public Information LDWF (504) 286-8733 awethey@wlf.la.gov Today, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission set the opening dates of the 2017 Louisiana spring shrimp season based on data provided by Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologists and public comments. The opening dates for the 2017 Louisiana spring shrimp season […]

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LDWF to Open Shrimp Season In a Portion Of Louisiana Offshore Waters March 17

News Release For Immediate Release March 13, 2017 Contact: Rene LeBreton Public Information LDWF (504) 286-8745 rlebreton@wlf.la.gov The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced the shrimp season will reopen in a portion of state outside waters seaward of Terrebonne Parish at 6 a.m. on Friday, March 17. The area extends a distance of three nautical miles, seaward of the […]

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North Carolina Company Sentenced for Mislabeling Imported, Farm-Raised Shrimp as Wild-Caught Domestic Shrimp

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Justice (Justice Department) announced that Alphin Brothers Inc., a North Carolina-based seafood processor and wholesale distributor, was sentenced in federal court for falsely labeling imported shrimp. As part of a plea agreement reach on February 10, 2015, the company pleaded guilty to one felony count of making or submitting false records in violation of the […]

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