More than 5.3 million pounds (2,404 metric tons – MT) of shrimp were landed in the Gulf of Mexico in April, continuing the strong start to the year that began with landings in January of 3.2 million pounds (1,451 MT) of product and then 3.5 million pounds (1,588 MT) in February and March. 

According to the latest data provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries, ex-vessel prices for large and medium sized shrimp remained roughly in line w…