Drop in August Texas Shrimp Landings Means Another Low Harvest
Poor shrimp landings continue in the Gulf of Mexico through August.
Earlier this week, the NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center Fishery Monitoring Branch released shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico for August 2019.
NMFS reported shrimp landings in the Gulf last month, 13.3 million pounds, were the third lowest reported for any August since 2002. Commercial shrimp landings last month were 24.7 percent below the prior seventeen-year historic average of 17.7 million pounds ...
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