Offshore Aquaculture

In 2008, the Gulf Council submitted to NOAA a plan that set rules for offshore aquaculture development in the Gulf of Mexico.  The proposal excluded brown, white, pink and royal red shrimp from the list of eligible species for offshore aquaculture because the SSA successfully argued that it would negatively impact U.S. shrimp stocks. Also in response to the SSA’s […]

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Southern Shrimp Alliance Reacts to Oil Spill

Tarpon Springs, Fla.—The Southern Shrimp Alliance, which represents the U.S. wild-caught shrimp industry, is monitoring closely the Deepwater Horizon oil spill located 30 miles off of the coast of Venice, Louisiana that could negatively impact the U.S. shrimp fisheries in five states. “The Southern Shrimp Alliance is currently in Washington, DC and monitoring the containment efforts and environmental impact the […]

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