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Shrimp dishesTexas Gulf Shrimp

For generations, the bountiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico have provided a distinctive lifestyle for Texas shrimpers. This industry, fueled by hard work and the sea, provides bountiful harvests of tender, premium, wild-caught shrimp. As one of the top producers of quality, wild-caught shrimp in the nation, the Lone Star state consistently provides large, flavorful shrimp to grocery stores and restaurants nationwide. Generating more than $850 million in sales annually and accounting for 14,000+ jobs for Texans, it is no wonder that this coastal commodity is truly Better by a Nautical Mile.

Where to find Texas Gulf shrimp

Marketing Resources and Information

  Texas Gulf Reference Guide

  Grocery and Retail Items

  Restaurant Placemats and Poster Sets

  Featured items of the month (Magnets, Bandanas, Rack Card, Coasteria, Shrimp Kits)

Texas Gulf Shrimp Recipes

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Partners and Friends

  Texas Parks and Wildlife

  Texas Shrimp Association (TSA)

  Texas Sea Grant

  Gulf & South Atlantic Fisheries Foundation

  NOAA FishWatch

  Southern Shrimp Alliance

Industry Contacts

Bobby Champion Jr.
State Coordinator for Shrimp Marketing
Texas Department of Agriculture
email: txshrimp@TexasAgriculture.gov
(877) TX-CATCH (892-2824)
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Texas Gulf Shrimp facts
Texas Gulf Shrimp facts