New Shrimp Gear Reduces Fuel Costs, Improves Quality

A new publication, “Reducing Fuel Use in the Southeastern U.S. Shrimp Fishery with Vented, Cambered Doors and Braided, Sapphire┬« Webbing,” explains advancements in shrimp-trawl gear to improve fuel efficiency and catch quality. According to the study, the new gear is a real income builder for the shrimp-trawl industry, even when using conservative assumptions about useful life, fuel saved, even fuel […]

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