Shrimp Fisheries Receive Positive Review on Sustainability

Story by Sean Ellis, HoumaToday.com

Shrimp fisheries in Louisiana received favorable marks on sustainability from the Audubon Nature Institute and the Marine Stewardship and Conservation program standards.

Damon Morris, Strategic Program Manager at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, said Louisiana's shrimp fisheries received almost all positive marks under both organizations' standards with the only issues arising from data collection and management that may have been cleared up in a full assessment.

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