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Louisiana Stock Assessments


The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) recently published several stock assessments that were previously unreleased due to ongoing Deepwater Horizon litigation. Recently released assessments include: Update Assessment of Blue Crab Update... READ MORE

2016-17 Mississippi Oyster Season


The Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources voted recently to open the State’s oyster season beginning Monday, Oct. 3. The reefs in the western portion of the Mississippi Sound will be open to tonging... READ MORE

Pacific Bluefin Tuna Stock Assessment


Scientists recently completed a new, improved stock assessment of the Pacific bluefin tuna population which suggests that the stock was still quite low in 2014, although up from 2012 numbers. The Pacific Bluefin... READ MORE

Great Lakes Sea Lamprey Trapping Research


Sea lamprey trapping can be improved significantly when electricity is used, according to a recent study funded by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission (GLFC). The study, led by scientists from the U.S. Geological... READ MORE