Georgia Commercial Shrimp Season to Close December 31
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) confirmed on Wednesday that Georgia’s commercial and recreational shrimp season will close at 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 31.The closure is in part due to the “catch per unit effort” (CPUE) being significantly lower this month compared to the 20-year-average.
CPUE is used to measure the abundance in fisheries. The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the DNR conducted an Ecological Monitoring Trawl Survey to collect shrimp data. The latest survey off beaches in...
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