Louisiana Crab Task Force to Meet November 13 at 1:00 PM

Release Date: 11/08/2018

Louisiana Crab Task Force Meeting

Pete Gerica, Chairman

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 1:00pm

UNO Advanced Technology Center

2021 Lakeshore Dr., STE 210

New Orleans, LA 70122




I. Pledge of Allegiance

II. Roll Call and Introduction of Guests

III. Approval of September 18, 2018 Minutes and November 13, 2018 Agenda

IV. Financial Report

V. New Business

   A. To Hear the Results of the Diversion Panel Discussion from the 2018 LFF Summit- LA Sea Grant

   B. Update on the Fishing Industry's Adaptation Working Groups - Brian Lezina, CPRA

   C. To Hear a Presentation on the Findings on Missing Traps from the 2015 Commercial Crabber Survey - LDWF

   D.To Hear Recommendations for a Legislative Proposal to Increase Penalties for Crabbing Violations- CTF


VI. Public Comment

Vii. Set Next Meeting

Viii. Adjourn


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