High prices, low hauls: Louisiana shrimpers battle for the bottom line – “Everybody is scrambling,”

The price of Gulf of Mexico shrimp has soared this year, the beneficiary of a malady that has beset the competing Asian shrimp farm market and some U.S. sanctions on unfair trade practices elsewhere. But for many shrimpers, a scarcity of product in the Gulf this year has made the suddenly higher prices seem an empty victory. more@towntalk 07:57

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