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Do You Love Shrimp?: Learn All About Them

Book Description

This is an excerpt from Shrimp: The Endless Quest for Pink Gold (ISBN: 9780137009725) by Jack and Anne Rudloe. Available in print and digital formats.

Don’t just eat shrimp: discover their amazing story!

People love to eat shrimp, fishermen roam the seas catching them, and farmers grow them in ponds--creating a conflict as old as humanity: hunter-gatherers vs. agriculture. Farmers provide so many cheap shrimp that low prices have nearly destroyed the fishermen. All this human activity swirls around small crustaceans with long whiskers, bulbous eyeballs on stalks, ten legs....