LOUISIANA CRAB TASK FORCE TO MEET ON AUGUST 8

Release Date: 08/01/2006

The Louisiana Crab Task Force will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 8 at 5 p.m. in the Louisiana Room of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries building in Baton Rouge at 2000 Quail Drive.


The crab task force is an industry advisory group comprised of fishermen, soft crab shredders, crab dealers and processors, as well as state and university representatives.


The task force, established by Act No. 57 of the 2001 regular legislative session, advises LDWF and the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on matters pertaining to the management and development of the Louisiana crab industry.


Agenda items include crabmeat imports, crab task force vacancies, fisheries disaster relief, the 2007 derelict crab trap removal program and 2006 legislation.


For more information, contact Vince Guillory at 985-594-4139 or vguillory@wlf.louisiana.gov.
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