According to Seafood Watch: “U.S. shrimp trawlers must adhere to stricter environmental standards than those in other countries and this makes U.S. wild-caught shrimp a Good Alternative [while] imported shrimp is on the Avoid list.” Small shrimp boats like this one in Crown Point, La., which catch the majority of the white, brown, pink, and rock shrimp in the Gulf, have been the most crippled by the spill, as it came right at the beginning of the season.
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