March 21 NOAA meeting: “Shrimpers said they have pulled up nets full of oil”

Shrimpers in Biloxi also said that in places where shrimp have been plentiful, there are no shrimp now … Read more >>

Taco Bell told to buy Gulf shrimp, troubled fast food chain touts “Pacific Coast” shrimp instead

Boustany: Buy our shrimp, The Advertiser, March 11, 2011:

On Wednesday, U.S. Congressman Charles …

LSU professor: “There’s nothing there” — Fishermen “telling us that the reefs are just dead”

“We expect that if there is going to be a problem from the spill, it’s going to be in reproductive biology” – James Cowan, a veteran researcher and professor at Louisiana State University’s Department of Oceanography and Coastal Science … Read more >>

“A Huge Number”: Shrimp tests show 4,000+ ppm petroleum hydrocarbons — Caught last week off Alabama coast (LAB REPORT)

4,054 ppm found in royal red shrimp by Analytical Chemical Testing Laboratory … Read more >>

Shrimper says it’s the “worst he has ever seen” — Only 4 buckets of small shrimp in 3 hours

After Spill, Grand Isle Ready For Tourists Again, WDSU, February 14, 2011:

James Santiny …

The List: Is Gulf seafood safe? (MUST READ)

The following reports are presented in response to the State of Louisiana’s latest press … Read more >>

State of Louisiana: You can eat 1,500+ jumbo Gulf shrimp A DAY and not exceed FDA contamination levels

Louisiana state officials confirm seafood safety; state has tested more than 1,000 composite samples … Read more >>

“Dire Situation” in Miami: Shrimpers wonder if BP Disaster to blame for “failure of shrimp to show up” — Oil and dispersant worries

Shrimpers at a loss as supply and economy sink, Miami Herald, February 8, 2011:

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Dauphin Island, Alabama: Tiger sharks have “increased dramatically” — Yet “there are so few shrimp”

Alabama and the Oil Spill, Gulf Fish Numbers Up, WBHM, February 4, 2011:

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No one is catching ‘sea bob’ shrimp says employee at Lousiana’s largest shrimp buyer — “No one knows why”

Grand Isle Businesses Battered by BP Oil Disaster, NRDC’s Rocky Kistner, February 5, 2011:

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Dispute: Shrimper’s nets covered in liquid oil — Official says no, it’s gooey unweathered tar (VIDEO)

Oiled shrimp nets, WEAR ABC 3, January, 7 2011:

Patti [owner of Joe Patti’s …

Unimaginable? Sampling of shrimp, menhaden “could forewarn of uglier days ahead, possibly on a scale we can’t imagine”

Jeff Dute on the Outdoors: Awaiting the good, bad and ugly of the Gulf … Read more >>

Report from Long Beach, MS: “No sign of life in the water” — No bait fish, no shrimp, no hermit crabs (VIDEO)

I Believe They’ve Killed the Gulf, deniselngbch, December 12, 2010:

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Top seafood proccesor: “We haven’t bought shrimp in three days” — Worried about “permanent impacts”

Grand Isle wonders what’s next, Daily Comet, December 5, 2010:

Dean Blanchard [is Grand …

Before DOSS testing for Corexit dispersant “government scientists devein and shell shrimp”

Law Firm Challenges Seafood Safety Claims, Best of New Orleans, December 6, 2010:

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No menstrual period for 4 months when doused with Gulf water — “Like being covered in stinging jellyfish”

“Eye irritations, heart pains, heart palpitations, involuntary muscles jumping all over my body, and continuous headaches day and night.” … Read more >>

MORE TROUBLE: Gulf smells like tap water — No salt or fish smell say shrimpers from different states (VIDEO)

Shrimpers Darla Rooks of Louisiana and Jack Harmon of Alabama. … Read more >>

Shrimp tested by toxicologist “would be in violation and wouldn’t be on the market” if Feds used standards set for previous oil spills

“The current FDA protocol allows much higher concentrations of PAHs than the government used for the Exxon Valdez spill in 1989 and other previous oil spills.” … Read more >>

“A continuum of polluted water may still exist” from wellhead to shoreline — “Shrimp, crab, oysters and menhaden appear to have been considerably harmed by the spill”

Note the “research for the entire study is supported by Chevron.” … Read more >>

Feds reclose section of Gulf after shrimper catches tar balls

US closes shrimping near oil spill site, AFP, November 25, 2010:

US authorities have …

“Our home has been poisoned”: “Shrimp with missing shells and some suffering from black gill disease” says seafood worker

“Our culture is bordering on the brink of extinction.” … Read more >>

“Shrimp peelings are inexplicably washing up on Grand Isle’s shores”

“Fishermen are still finding oily shrimp and fish with oil in their gills” … Read more >>

Orlando TV station finds “troubling problems with gulf seafood” — Scientist who did testing “would not eat it based on the results” (LAB RESULTS)

Brand new laboratory test results just in Monday morning are showing troubling problems with gulf seafood… the results are raising a lot of red flags. … Read more >>

“Still in shock”: Alabama shrimpers find catch “coated in oil” at area open for fishing — Boat to be decontaminated (VIDEO)

Bon Secour Shrimpers Say Nets and Shrimp Covered With Oil, After Shrimping Trip Off … Read more >>

Report: Woman cooking shrimp finds “sludge” on bottom of pan — “We feel like we are being lied to on so many levels”

“Some of the official tests for seafood safety looked only at shrimp that had been deveined and did not test the heads or shells, she said.” … Read more >>

Shrimper: They’re killing everybody real slow — No bycatch; Big yellowfin tuna swimming nearshore (VIDEO)

Excerpt from “Gulf Shrimping decimated” by CleanTheGulf, November 16, 2010:

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All 40 scientists agree at meeting: “Fish in the Gulf of Mexico will continue to get sick, die or fail to reproduce as a result” of oil — What about the people?

“Vast amounts of larvae from crabs, fish and shrimp also perished.” … Read more >>

Toxicologist: “We tested a good number of seafood samples and in 100 percent we found petroleum” — Gov’t tests “little more than a farce”

“We found not only petroleum in the digestive tracts [of shrimp], but also in the edible portions of fish.” … Read more >>

“The small shrimp seem to have disappeared” says shrimper

“I’m worried about the future, what’s going to happen later.” … Read more >>

Why does federal lab remove vein from Gulf shrimp BEFORE testing it? — 193 ppm oil and/or grease found in veins of fresh gulf shrimp (VIDEO)

“Mac” Mackenzie of NOLA Emergency Response via Project Gulf Impact … Read more >>