Overall pink shrimp is sustainable, but not in the Gulf of Mexico. Many fishermen advise not to buy shrimp that come from the gulf just because their population isn't the best. Pink shrimp is very sustainable in Florida and other places in the US.
Pink Shrimp in the gulf of Mexico is losing population because they are over fishing. They don't take the time to let them reproduce. Maybe letting them reproduce and fishing somewhere else can help.
Pink shrimp in the gulf of Mexico is currently unsustainable. One of the solutions is letting them reproduce. It only takes them a while for them to reproduce so they will catch up and their population can go up.
Summary: Almost 90% of the shrimp we have in the United States is brought from India, Thailand, and Indonesia. Eating less imported shrimp and eating more from Americas's coast can increase price for fishermen. Shrimps popularity started to increase in the year 1970. Sustainability: Slowly through out the years shrimp has become more popular because of how sustainable it is and how many people cook it.
Summary: Pink shrimp in the US West Coast has cut down from about 50%. This has affected fisherman because they are catching shrimp but selling them at a lower price. Sustainability- Pink shrimp is not over fished but because of the prices that have gone down. Fisherman are getting payed less for the amount of pounds that they catch. This happened in the year 2016 around the fall time. Connections- Many fishermen started to freeze shrimp in the year 2015 because that was the only way it they would benefit from them. Almost half of the US eats pink shrimp but for some reason in the year 2016-2017 the percentage dropped.
Shrimp located in Florida are the most popular bought. About 85% of the shrimp harvested in the United States comes from Florida. Since there is so many of this type of fish located in Florida fisherman call it pink gold since the earliest 1950's.
There are thousands of way that shrimp can be cooked. The most popular way that most people cook shrimp is with garlic. Pink shrimp also has good source of vitamins, for example B6 (pyridoxine) and B12 (helps keep nerves and blood cells healthy).
Pink shrimp in the US is not over fished which means it is a good alternative for other type of shrimp that is currently being over fished. Pink Shrimp is able to reproduce fast and it grows up to 3.3 inches long. This type of shrimp can be Found in Chesapeake bay, Florida keys, around the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, to Yucatan south of Cabo Catoche Mexico.
Pink Shrimp can come from any where including Florida Gulf, Mexico, USA, or Cuba. The most sustainable place is Florida because the population is really high. Try to avoid shrimp that comes from Mexico because they are not sustainable.
Pink shrimp has always been a sustainable seafood item. From year 1989 to 1992, pink shrimp's pounds started to decrease. This impacted the amount of money as well. In the year 1993 it shrimp started to reproduce and yet to this day, they are still sustainable.
Pink Shrimp's popularity has grown over the passed years. Americans eat about 3 times more shrimp then they did in the passed 35 years. We eat almost 4 pounds per year which makes shrimp more popular than tuna.