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January 10, 2014

United States

Texas—Production of Farmed Shrimp in 2013

 

In 2013, seven commercial shrimp farms and one research facility in Texas produced 1,125,540 kilograms of shrimp from 354.4 hectares of ponds with a survival rate of 47.5%.  At $2.80 a pound, the production was valued at $6.9 million.

 

 

Information: This information was collected and distributed by Dr. Ya-Sheng Juan, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 5460 Paredes Line Road, Suite 201, Brownsville, Texas 78526, USA (phone 956-546-1952).

 

Source: Email to Shrimp News International from Granvil Treece (gdtreece@hotmail.com).  Subject: 2013 Texas Shrimp Farm Production. January 10, 2013.

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