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The high-priced taste of Maine shrimp

Feb 17, 2016
Some fishermen are catching the coveted seafood in the name of science.
Maine shrimp are unloaded from a trawler, the De Dee Mae II, as part of a limited catch for research.
Caroline Losneck

As waters rise, Mekong rice farmers switch to shrimp

Aug 21, 2014
Salinization of the Mekong Delta is pushing a move toward a new crop: shrimp.

PODCAST: China's slowing growth

Apr 16, 2014
A disease ravaging shrimp is pushing up prices for the small shellfish. And a look at homelessness in Silicon Valley.
Two Chinese workers prepare to remove scaffolding at a construction site in Beijing on April 15, 2014. Chinese exports and imports fell sharply in March, data showed on April 10, as officials noted that the world's second-largest economy faces headwinds from tougher regional competition and 'friction' with trade partners. 
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Attack of the shrimp (prices)

Apr 16, 2014
A bacterial infection is roiling through shrimp farms in Southeast Asia.

Why restaurants are scrimping on shrimp

Dec 27, 2013
Shrimp prices have soared to a 12-year high since an outbreak of a deadly illness called Early Mortality Syndrome.

Shrimp prices go big

Sep 2, 2013
Lobster prices have been shockingly low this summer -- $2.20/pound dockside. Climate change is a key reason given, but what's going on with shrimp? The price is through the roof.

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Shrimping season begins early on Gulf coast

May 30, 2012
After the BP spill, the multi-billion-dollar Gulf Coast seafood industry was shut down. Now, two years later, things are looking up -- at least for shrimpers.

How healthy and clean was seafood from the Gulf of Mexico before the oil spill?

Aug 3, 2010
According to a lot of people I've talked to for stories about the oil spill, demand for Gulf seafood is off. It seems like a lot of people are a...