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This is the fifth in a series of consumer guides that describe fish and shellfish farmed in the Midwest region of the United States. (See Walleye Farmed Fish Fact Sheet, Yellow Perch Farmed Fish Fact Sheet, and Tilapia Farmed Fish Fact Sheet). The fact sheet also includes culinary characteristics, cooking tips, and a recipe for Sautéed Old Bay® Shrimp



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‡Note: Old Bay Seasoning is a registered trademark of McCormick & Company.

Recommended Citation

Shambach, Amy. Pacific white shrimp farmed fish fact sheet. Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Report: IISG21-SFA-BRC-051.

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Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture


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