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  • Shrimp Task Force seeks tougher penalties

    February 4, 2016 11:15 AM

    HOUMA - State officials and district attorneys continue to hammer out stricter penalties for shrimpers fishing out of season. At its meeting Wednesday in Houma, The Courier reports the Louisiana Shrimp Task Force continued discussions on its plans to get legislation passed to strengthen the penalties for violators. Currently, shrimpers... more »
  • Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp imports

    August 12, 2015 3:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers - ranging from Vietnamese-Americans to Cajun fishermen - rallied Wednesday in downtown New Orleans to bewail low prices, farm-raised shrimp imports and other woes in their industry. Shrimpers spoke out at a meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, a... more »

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