USA Imported Seafood Marine Mammal Bycatch Criteria

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In August, NOAA Fisheries issued a final rule implementing import provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). The rule implements aspects of the Marine Mammal Protection Act that aim to reduce marine mammal bycatch associated with international commercial fishing … Continued

Massachusetts Seafood Marketing Program

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In August, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts launched seafood marketing program aimed to increase awareness and demand for local seafood products and support Massachusetts’ fishing and seafood industries. The Massachusetts Seafood Marketing Program kicked off its formal marketing efforts by participating … Continued

Wild Gulf Shrimp Win Taste Test

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  Consumers who participate in blind taste tests tend to prefer the taste of wild-caught Gulf shrimp over that of pond-raised, imported products, according to Dave Burrage, Mississippi State University Extension Service fisheries specialist. “Fresh Gulf shrimp get their distinctive … Continued