Category Archives: Aquaculture

Seminar Announcement: oyster culture in South Australia

SEMINAR ANNOUNCEMENT OYSTER CULTURE IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA Mr. Mark Gluis Louisiana Sea Grant Laborde Chair & Oyster Aquaculture Specialist Australian Research & Development Institute Adelaide, South Australia Wednesday, June 8, 2011 1:00 PM Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries Research … Continue reading

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Crawfish baits and baiting recommendations

With the holidays behind us and hunting seasons winding down, most crawfish farmers are turning full attention to harvesting their crawfish. Now is a good time to discuss how to get the most out of your bait. Bait is often … Continue reading

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Fish farm biosecurity training for employees

DVD Available From the UAPB Aquaculture/Fisheries Center The introduction of an important disease or aquatic nuisance species onto a fish farm can have devastating consequences. It is essential that employees recognize the importance of biosecurity measures and adopt them in … Continue reading

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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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