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February 9, 2015

USA

Mainland Shrimp Farm Production in 2014

 

Alabama, 314,000 pounds from 123 acres

Florida, 458,239 pounds from 67 acres (some indoors)

Texas, 3,655,965 pounds from 1,164 acres

 

USA Mainland Total 4,428,204 pounds from 1,419 acres

 

Notes: The above numbers do not include the Marvesta shrimp farm in Maryland, RDM in Indiana, other small indoor production systems in Indiana, Michigan, Massachusetts, Iowa, or shrimp farms in Hawaii and Saipan.

 

The information was provided by:  David Coddington, Green Prairie Aqua Farms, Alabama; Mark Godwin, Gulf American Shrimp, Florida; Cliff Morris, Florida Organic Aquaculture, Inc.; Robin Pearl, American Mariculture, Inc., Florida; and Dr. Ya-Sheng Juan, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Brownsville, Texas.

 

Information: Granvil Treece, Treece and Associates, 927 PR 1236, Lampasas, Texas 76550, USA (phone 1-979-255-6645, email gdtreece@hotmail.com).

 

Source: Email to Shrimp News International.  Subject: USA Mainland Shrimp Farm Production 2014.  Granvil Treece.  February 7, 2015.

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