Southeast Fishery Bulletin

ALL SHRIMP OTTER TRAWL FISHERMEN MUST READ THIS!   It is imperative that all shrimp otter trawl fishermen read and fully understand the information provided below.   The future of your fishing operations and the entire Gulf & South Atlantic shrimp otter trawl fishery is at stake. At the request of and with extensive input from the Southern Shrimp Alliance (SSA), […]

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New TED Compliance Rules in Effect

SSA urgently reminds all Gulf and South Atlantic shrimp trawl fishermen that they are now subject to a new system for protecting sea turtles.    As explained in further detail below, these new requirements are a result of the settlement earlier this year of a lawsuit filed by several environmental organizations against NMFS. These new requirements place a new fleet-wide performance […]

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