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Louisiana shrimp harvest slightly down in 2014, and prices up

Consumers, however, should expect some relief later in the spring, when shrimp landings are typically much higher.  Larger Gulf shrimp — 15 or less shrimp per pound — sold for about $9.25 per pound in February, compared to $6.45 in the same month last year and $6.60 in February 2012, according to the federal data.  The price is also higher for smaller shrimp — 41 to 50 shrimp per pound. That shrimp sold at about $3.70 per pound in the Gulf in February, compared to $2.35 last year and $2.30 in February 2012. Read more here  07:41