National Fisherman

With the fall shrimping season winding down, shrimpers have seen two things, a small crop, that's mostly smaller in size.
 
According to authorities with the Port of Delcambre that has hurt many shrimpers. They say fisherman often have a hard time making a living on small shrimp seasons. That mixed with a shrimp shortage globally, has prompted Delcambre Direct Seafood to help fill in the gap by selling their local shrimp in larger markets like Rouses.
 
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National Fisherman Live

National Fisherman Live: 1/27/15

In this episode:

Assessment: Atlantic menhaden is not overfished
Bering Sea pollock fishery casts off
Dock to Dish opens Florida’s first CSF
Second wave of disaster funds for Alaska
Fisherman lands N.C.’s largest bluefin ever

Inside the Industry

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute is still seeking public review and comment on the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management Conformance Criteria (Version 1.2, September 2011). The public review and comment period, which opened on Dec. 3, 2014, runs through Monday, Feb. 3.

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NOAA, in consultation with the Department of the Interior, has appointed 10 new members to the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee. The 20-member committee is composed of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experience who advise the departments of commerce and the interior on ways to strengthen and connect the nation's MPA programs. The new members join the 10 continuing members appointed in 2012.

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