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Marine life and fisheries in the Gulf of MexicoLast Updated on 2010-09-26 00:00:00
One of the biggest industries in the Gulf of Mexico is the fishing (commercial and recreational).
In 2008, commercial fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico harvested 1.27 billion pounds of finfish and shellfish that earned $659 million in total landings revenue. Two of the largest commercial fishing operations in the Gulf of Mexico are red snapper and shrimp. Brown shrimp is the most important species in the U.S. Gulf fishery, with principal catches made from June through October.
There were 3.2 million recreational fishermen who took a fishing trip in the Gulf of Mexico region, and they took 24 million fishing trips in 2008.
Major shrimp species in the Gulf of Mexico include white shrimp, pink shrimp and brown shrimp. These species are mainly located in coastal areas. During the spring, the young, or postlarvae, migrate from coastal areas. Impacts on these shrimp will increase as... More »
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