Local residents could find themselves without crawfish to eat on Good Friday.
The January flooding, this week's cold snap and an early Easter date have left restaurants and sellers of live crawfish with a low supply of crawfish on a day when many families in Acadiana celebrate with crawfish boils.
"We'll have enough for our boiled crawfish in the restaurant," said Edward Wilkerson, owner of Louisiana Crawfish Time in Lafayette. "Live crawfish, we will probably run out pretty quick."
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National Fisherman Live: 9/9/14
In this episode:
Seafood Watch upgrades status of 21 fish species
Calif. bill attacking seafood mislabeling approved
Ballot item would protect Bristol Bay salmon
NOAA closes cod, yellowtail fishing areas
Pacific panel halves young bluefin harvest
National Fisherman Live: 8/26/14
In this episode, National Fisherman Publisher Jerry Fraser talks about his early days dragging for redfish on the Vandal.
More than a dozen higher education institutions and federal and local fishery management agencies and organizations in American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Hawaii have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at building the capacity of the U.S. Pacific Island territories to manage their fisheries and fishery-related resources.