Letters: Mazzetta Continues Dialogue on Gulf Shrimp Issues - Says Tough Policy Choices Needed
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Letters] June 3, 2016
To the Editor, SeafoodNews:
"Rhetoric isn’t the solution for LA Shrimpers’ Challenges"
In my original op-ed, I opined that the NGO Oceana, whom I rarely agree with, got it right when they called out the Gulf of Mexico shrimp trawl fishery for having roughly 62% bycatch, one of the highest bycatch totals of any United States fishery. They also got it right by pointing out the failures of the Gulf with respect to the use of Bycatch Reduction Devices (BRD) and TEDs. These management failures are not news. Anyone who has been involved in the Gulf shrimp industry for any length of time is well aware ...
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