October Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Data Show Historically Low Landings
The 7.5 million pounds of shrimp landed in the Gulf of Mexico in October was the lowest on record since 2002, according to the Southern Shrimp Alliance, and another indicator of just how bleak 2020 has been.
Prior to this year, the smallest amount of shrimp harvested in the Gulf was 10.4 million pounds in October 2018. Landing volumes last month were 47.6 percent below the prior 18-year historic average of 14.3 million pounds for the ...
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