Another Month, Another Historic Low in Shrimp Landings in the Gulf of Mexico
Recent figures of shrimp landings for the Gulf of Mexico show more dismal news for shrimpers. Landings are down and ex-vessel prices for many sizes are down as well.
September data from the National Marine Fisheries Service reveal 6.1 million pounds of shrimp were landed in the Gulf, the lowest total reported for any September since 2002 in the historical database maintained by the Southern Shrimp Alliance. Prior to this year, the smallest amount of shrimp harvested in the Gulf was...
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