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Mississippi, Gulf of Mexico and United States commercial shrimp landings, imports and consumption

In order to understand the magnitude of the negative economic impacts of natural and technological disasters to Commercial shrimping in the coastal counties, multi-year baseline economic information about the sector in all the five Gulf of Mexico (GOM) states are currently being compiled from various secondary sources.

Commercial shrimping corresponds to economic sector 114112 (Shellfish Fishing) in the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS). Shellfish fishing comprises establishments primarily engaged in the commercial catching or taking of shellfish (e.g., clams, crabs, lobsters, mussels, oysters, sea urchins, shrimp) from their natural habitat.

The combined annual commercial shrimp landings (in million pounds, headless) and landing values (in million dollars at current prices), imports and per capita consumption in Mississippi, Gulf of Mexico States, and United States are shown in the figures below.

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Source of raw data: NOAA Fisheries.

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