Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Landings Show February Increase; Change in Reporting May Help the Boost
The Southern Shrimp Alliance noted this week that Gulf of Mexico shrimp landings in February 2020 were 36.1% above historical averages.
The National Marine Fisheries Service Southeast Fisheries Center released February Gulf of Mexico shrimp landings earlier this week.
In February, commercial fishermen landed 2.9 million pounds of shrimp in the Gulf of Mexico. This was a significant increase from the 2.1 million pounds of shrimp harvested in February of 2019 and was above the prior 19-year historical average for ...
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