Seasonal Finds: Key West Pink Shrimp

Shrimp is a staple on my dinner table in the spring as the weather heats up and my body craves lean proteins.  Wild-caught pink shrimp are local to the Florida Keys and are most abundant during the spring months.  In many cases these shrimp are available at the local market just a day after being […]
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Florida Keys History – 1955: Shrimp catch Key West to Dry Tortugas

The shrimp catch for the Key West to Dry Tortugas area for 1954 was about 17.5 million pounds, about the same as 1953 and not far below the 19 million pounds catch made in 1951, the second year of the fishery operation. In recent years, Key West Pink Shrimp landings, almost all of which are […]
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