Blue Crab

Blue crab bait could help crab, shrimp industries

Julie Anderson, a researcher with the LSU AgCenter, is developing an alternative bait for blue crabs that will be cheaper than the current bait, menhaden. The bait, made with shrimp waste and gelatin, will benefit Louisiana’s crab and shrimp industries.
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A new gelatin-like bait using shrimp waste could improve the way blue crabs are caught along the coast of Louisiana and add value to the state’s shrimp processing industry.

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