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Shrimpers across south Louisiana say they are ready for today’s start of the white shrimp season.

About 60 percent of the shrimp harvested in the U.S. comes from the Gulf of Mexico. The total domestic shrimp harvest brought in $518 million in 2011. Today’s opening date was based on recommendations presented by state Wildlife and Fisheries biologists and comments from the public. [email protected]