Gulf of Mexico shrimpers maintain strong start through first-quarter

Gulf shrimp

Almost 3.5 million pounds (1,588 metric tons – MT) of shrimp were landed in the Gulf of Mexico in March, repeating the harvest volume of the previous month and continuing the strong start to the year that began with landings in January of 3.2 million pounds (1,451 MT) of product. 

According to the latest data provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries, ex-vessel prices for large count size shrimp remained roughly in line with where they …

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