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Commercial Shrimp Trawling in SC Starts Today

Georgia hasn’t announced the start of their commercial shrimp trawling season, but South Carolina’s starts today.

According to Mel Bell, director of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources’ (SCDNR) Office of Fisheries Management:

Based on field sampling completed by SCDNR biologists earlier in the year, as well as reported landings of shrimp from federal waters and our provisional areas beginning in mid-April, our white shrimp abundance this year should be about average or slightly better in comparison to previous similar years.

 


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