2014 Shrimp Expedition – Research on Invasive Shrimp

Shrimp are tasty and good for you, right? So why worry about invasive shrimp coming to our shores? The reason for concern is that such invasive species often thrive and compete with native species, sometimes even driving them out, and may further impact the prey species of the shrimp as well. Dr. James T. Carlton, […]

Royal Red Shrimp: An Emerging Deep Sea Fishery in the Northeast

N. Balcom, J. Leamon and W.I. Bomster This report provides insight into the potential of a new fishery targeting royal red shrimp (Pleoticus robustus). The authors assess the market for a profitability of royal red shrimp caught off the southern New England and the mid-Atlantic coasts, and investigate the cost of outfitting a commercial vessel […]