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April 5, 2014

United States

Alabama, Florida and Texas Farmed Production in 2013


In 2013, shrimp farms in Alabama, Florida and Texas produced 3,050,522 pounds of shrimp.  Alabama produced 354,500 pounds, Florida 219,835 pounds and Texas 2,476,187 pounds.  In Alabama, Greene Prairie Shrimp produced 278,500 pounds from 64 acres of ponds; Forkland Springs produced 38,000 pounds and Odom Farms produced 38,000 pounds.  In Florida, Gulf American Shrimp produced 219,835 pounds from 54.6 acres of ponds.  For a more detailed report on production in Texas, Click Here.


Sources: Alabama, David Coddington, Green Prairie Shrimp; Florida, Mark Godwin, Gulf American Shrimp; and Texas, Dr. Ya-Shean Juan, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Brownsville, Texas


Information: Granvil Treece, Treece and Associates, 927 PR 1236, Lampasas, Texas 76550, USA (phone 1-979-774-7778, email



Source: Email to Shrimp News International from Granvil Treece.  Subject: USA Shrimp Farm Production 2013.  April 4, 2014.

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