Shrimp Tales

  • Why Are Flamingos Pink and What Does It Have to Do With Shrimp?

    The flamingo: an exotic bird perhaps most well-known for its distinct pink color. Because of this unique technicolor trait, flamingos are flocked to by adoring audiences at zoos, aquariums, Florida, and more. While it’s true that flamingos are near-synonymous with the color pink, have you ever wondered why flamingos are pink? Especially when so many...

    Read More November 1, 2019
  • David Guas Announced as 2019 Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year

    October 25, 2019, BILOXI, Mississippi – In the third year of annual award, Wild American Shrimp®, the American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA)’s marketing program for wild-caught Gulf and South Atlantic Shrimp, named Chef David Guas, Chef/Owner of Bayou Bakery Coffee Bar & Eatery in Arlington, Virginia, as its 2019 Chef of the Year. Chef Guas...

    Read More October 25, 2019
  • Top 10 Reasons to Buy Wild-Caught, U.S. Shrimp vs. Farm-Raised Imported Shrimp

    Here at Wild American Shrimp, you may see us talking a lot about the virtues of our Wild American shrimp the ultimate, most tasty shrimp in the world, which are caught in the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic. But how do you know which shrimp to buy in the store or order in a...

    Read More October 24, 2019
  • FUN FACT FRIDAY: Shrimpers Catch Giant Tiger Shrimp in Fernandina Beach, Florida

    This giant tiger shrimp was more like an actual tiger! Shrimpers from the Trout River Fish Company caught a giant tiger shrimp off the coast of Fernandina Beach, Florida. According to SeafoodSource, tiger shrimp are already known for their size, one of the largest amongst commercial shrimp and typically coming in at around 9 to...

    Read More October 4, 2019
  • Happy National Seafood Month

    It’s our favorite month of the year, and we want to know how you are celebrating National Seafood Month. Make sure to use the hashtag #NationalSeafoodMonth with any recipes, photos from shrimp taco night or days out on the boat looking for your next catch. You can also tag us on Facebook and Instagram @WildAmericanShrimp...

    Read More October 1, 2019
  • FUN FACT FRIDAY: Belgium’s horseback shrimpers

    For nearly 700 years, the shrimpers of Oostduinkerke, Belgium, have been using draft horses to help them pursue the local catch. Typically weighing more than 2,000 pounds, these horses are well suited to the task of carrying shrimp fishermen through the cold waters of the North Sea, but only after at least a year of...

    Read More September 20, 2019