National Sea Grant Law Center COVID-19 Resources
The National Sea Grant Law Center, in partnership with the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program, created this webpage to serve as a clearinghouse of reliable information on CARES Act programs and other issues associated with COVID-19 for the fishing, aquaculture and seafood industries. This page is updated frequently as questions are received and resources come online.
- Guidance on Preparing Your Workplace (PDF)
- Keeping Your Workplace Safe (PDF)
- CDC Communications Resources
- Community Mitigation Plans
Paycheck Protection Program — Loan Forgiveness (Reflects PPP changes through June 26, 2020)
Monthly Trends in Louisiana’s Commercial Fisheries Landings
2016, 2017 and 2018 Landings and Dockside Value
COVID-19 Impact Surveying of Louisiana Fishing Sectors (narrated PowerPoint slides)
Overview and preliminary results
CARES Act Assistance
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will soon begin accepting applications for $14.6 million in financial assistance that will be available to Louisiana fishermen and others in the industry who have been financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds are part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Applications open at 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 14, and must be submitted online.