SSA Comments on Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization

SSA filed detailed comments on a Senate staff draft bill to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA).   The 90-page staff draft includes many proposed amendments to the Act that if enacted would make significant changes to the management of US fisheries including US shrimp fisheries.   The MSA is the primary federal statute that sets forth […]

Representing U.S. Shrimp Fisheries

Through its representatives, members and staff, the SSA participates extensively and aggressively in the Fisheries Management Councils and federal rulemaking processes on behalf of the domestic shrimp industry, serving in roles of public stakeholder and as Council and Advisory Panel appointees.  The SSA has contributed substantial shrimp industry expertise and influence in this process which had […]