Category Archives: Aquaculture

Crawfish aquaculture in the south

Crawfish Aquaculture in the South Southern Regional Aquaculture Center Product 319 Details of the crawfish farming methods presently used in Louisiana and Southern Texas are shown. Also presents information from stocking through harvest. The work reported in this publication was … Continue reading

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Guide to using drugs, biologics, and other chemicals in aquaculture

The American Fisheries Society’s Fish Culture Section has a new publication entitled “Guide to Using Drugs, Biologics, and Other Chemicals in Aquaculture” which is a product of the AFS FCS  Working Group on Aquaculture Drugs, Chemicals, and Biologics. This new … Continue reading

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FSIS Proposed Mandatory Inspection of Catfish and Catfish Products Regulation Published in Federal Register Today (2/24/11)

The long awaited proposed rule for inspection of catfish and catfish products was published today in the Federal Register. This proposed rule with a request for public review and 120-day comment period begins a public rulemaking process administered by the … Continue reading

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Producing Crawfish 2011 (Spring)

An educational meeting concerning crawfish production was held on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 in Raceland, Louisiana by the LSU AgCenter. The following are videos of the presentations made at the event. Introduction & Crawfish Biology Alan Matherne, Fisheries Agent (Terrebonne, … Continue reading

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NOAA Notice Of Availability Of Draft Aquaculture Policy; Request For Comments

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (DOC) is seeking public comment on a draft national aquaculture policy that supports sustainable aquaculture in the United States. The intent of the policy is to guide DOC’s actions and decisions on aquaculture and to provide … Continue reading

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Crawfish: A Louisiana Legacy

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: February 16, 2011 Alan Matherne, Area Agent (Fisheries & Coastal Issues) Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter Throughout the history of Louisiana (especially in the south) crawfish have been a highly sought-after food source. … Continue reading

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Producing Crawfish 2011

You are invited to attend and participate in a crawfish production meeting that is being held next week in Raceland. The LSU AgCenter is providing this educational program for crawfish farmers and others interested in crawfish production. Details about the … Continue reading

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Crawfish News November 2010

Crawfish News November 2010 (Vol 3, No 7) is available online and for download. Articles in this issue are: Crawfish Sack and Artificial Bait Check-off Vote November 10 Trapping Guidelines – Trap Density and Spacing Sampling Your Crawfish Population Frequently … Continue reading

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Producing crawfish in Louisiana

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: January 19, 2011 Alan Matherne, Area Agent (Fisheries & Coastal Issues) Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter Producing crawfish in Louisiana Producing Crawfish 2011, a seminar provided by the LSU AgCenter, will be held … Continue reading

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Crawfish Promotion and Research Board Referendum

Press Release Crawfish Promotion and Research Board Referendum FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ‎Friday, ‎October ‎29, ‎2010 LOUISIANA – Statewide voting to renew the assessments on crawfish sacks and bait is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, November 10. To be eligible … Continue reading

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