Outreach Projects

Outreach Projects

Tow the Time

Image: Tow the Time graphicFishermen using skimmer trawls, pusher-head trawls and wing-net trawls without TEDs have tow time limits to help prevent incidental catch of turtles.

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Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification Program

The Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification is a voluntary program for seafood vendors established by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) to stamp shrimp, crabs, finfish, oysters and crawfish harvested in Louisiana as “Certified Authentic Louisiana Wild Seafood.” It also promotes maintaining a quality product from the moment the catch hits the deck, through dockside processing to final wholesaler processing.

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