Shrimp Industry Meets Bycatch Reduction Goals Two Years Early

Tarpon Springs, FL—Scientists announced at the National Oceans and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s Southeast Bycatch Workshop  that reductions in the U.S. shrimp industry bycatch mortality rate have surpassed the ambitious goals set in the most recent Southeast Data,  Assessment, and Review (SEDAR) red snapper stock assessment. The SEDAR report, which sets forth proposals to manage the overfished red  snapper stock, called […]

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Testimony on Fisheries Management Enhancement

On May 2, 2006, Wilma Anderson testified on behalf of the Southern Shrimp Alliance before the Committee on Resources, U.S. House of Representatives on the matter of  H.R. 5018, The American Fisheries Management and Marine Life Enhancement Act and H.R. 1431, The Fisheries Science and Management Enhancement Act of 2005. Read the full testimony here.  

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