Wildlife and Fisheries modify regulations for sturgeon

Posted at 10:16 AM, Apr 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-06 11:16:19-04

Today, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission modified the rules and regulations for approved Aquatic Organisms to include the native Shovelnose sturgeon.

This action will allow the development of additional aquaculture business in Louisiana while providing safeguards to assist in protecting native fish species.

Permit restrictions and the full notice of intent are available here.

Persons interested in providing public comment should do so by June 1 to Robert Bourgeois, LDWF Fisheries Permit Manager, P.O. Box 98000, Baton Rouge, LA 70898 or via email to