Video – Big boom for tiny shrimp in Petersburg, Alaska

Alaska is home to one of the most prized species of salad shrimp, Pandalus borealis. In Petersburg, Tonka Seafoods has just three boats permitted for salad shrimp fishing, but is looking for more as demand for the Alaska species soars. “We have a different species than you get in other parts of the Pacific Northwest.” Tonka Seafoods President Wendell Gilbert said. “And these are what they are looking for in Iceland, because this is exactly the same shrimp they have on the East Coast and in their area.” Read the rest here 10:44

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