June shrimp landings down by more than a third in the Gulf

Published on
July 29, 2019

Gulf fishermen reported harvesting nearly 11.1 million of shrimp in June, according to data from NOAA Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Monitoring Center. While last month’s tally was a slight improvement on last year’s total of 10.8 million, it’s 33.6 percent lower than the 17-year average tracked by the Southern Shrimp Alliance. The last time shrimpers recorded a harvest greater than the current  …

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