Frequently Asked Questions
What is sustainable seafood?
Are Gulf fisheries sustainable?
What is fisheries management?
Do state and federal authorities manage shared fisheries resources consistently?
What does science have to do with sustainable seafood?
What does the Gulf seafood industry contribute to the U.S. economy?
What is aquaculture? Is it sustainable?
Is most of the shrimp we eat from the Gulf?
How do I know my seafood was caught in the Gulf?
What’s the difference between a seafood certification and an ecolabel? What are these seafood guides or red/yellow/green lists?
Are turtle excluder devices (TEDs) enforced in shrimp fisheries operating in Louisiana state waters?
Why aren’t fishermen who use skimmer or butterfly nets to harvest shrimp required to use TEDs?
Are there really 10 pounds of bycatch for every one pound of shrimp harvested in the Gulf?
Does locally processed also mean locally caught?
Where can I buy Gulf seafood?
What is the difference between imported and domestic catfish?
What is the Gulf ‘dead zone’ and how does it impact fisheries?
How does loss of coastal wetlands impact fisheries?
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