Study Says Gulf of Mexico Dead Zones are Responsible for High Priced Brown Shrimp
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] January 31, 2017
A new study says marine “dead zones” in the Gulf of Mexico are responsible for causing price spikes for large-sized, wild caught Gulf brown shrimp.
The study was led by researchers at Duke University. It was published this week in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
According to Martin D. Smith, George M. Woodwell Distinguished Professor of Environmental Economics at Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment, this study provides the first, long-sought evidence linking Gulf hypoxia to economic impacts...
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