Authors as Published

David D. Kuhn, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Food Science and Technology, Virginia Tech; Daniel P. Taylor, Research Associate, Food Science and Technology, Virginia Tech

This publication is available in an enhanced digital version and PDF.

Live shrimp sales in niche markets provide an important avenue to obtain high profit margins for the domestic shrimp farmer. As consumer demand and the marketplace develops capacity for the supply of live shrimp, the price conditions will shift, providing a competitive supply for specific markets. Figure 1 represents a live seafood market display. 

Virginia Cooperative Extension materials are available for public use, reprint, or citation without further permission, provided the use includes credit to the author and to Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, and Virginia State University.

Virginia Cooperative Extension is a partnership of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments. Its programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, military status, or any other basis protected by law.

Publication Date

March 28, 2017