Gulf Shrimp Landings Hit 100 Million lbs. in 2017, an Improvement, but Still 2nd Lowest Since 2010
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] - January 29, 2018
The National Marine Fisheries Service reported their final Gulf of Mexico shrimp landings report for 2017. In December, landings (all species, headless) totaled 6.644 million lbs. compared to 5.848 million in December 2016. This brings the cumulative total to 100.08 million lbs.; 6.25 million pounds or 6.67 percent above the Jan-Dec 2016 total of 93.82 million lbs.
While improved year-over-year, the two most recent efforts are the lowest since 2010; the year of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In that year, the effort May to August was limited by ...
To Read Full Story Login Below.