Release Date: 07/22/2008

The Louisiana Crab Task Force will meet on Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at 4:30 p.m. in the Louisiana Room of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Building in Baton Rouge. 

The Crab Task Force is an industry group comprised of fishermen, soft crab shedders, and dealers and processors, as well as state agency and university representatives.  The task force, established by Act No. 57 of the 2001 regular legislative session, advises the LDWF and the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on matters pertaining to the management and development of the Louisiana crab industry. 

Agenda items will include: crab education day planning, crab task force vacancies, crab task force logos, derelict crab trap clean-ups, public comment, and an update on fisheries disaster assistance programs.  
For more information, contact Vince Guillory at 985-594-4139 or