2023 Georgia Shrimp Season Opening June 20 in State Territorial Waters
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced on Tuesday that the state’s commercial shrimp season will open in territorial waters on June 20 at 8 a.m.
As SeafoodNews previously reported, the DNR had closed the fishery on December 31, 2022 due to the “catch per unit effort” (CPUE) being significantly lower compared to the 20-year-average. The CPUE is used to measure the abundance in fisheries. In a survey conducted in December 2022, the average CPUE was 0.7, which means that an average of 0.7 pounds per...
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