The Southern Shrimp Alliance (SSA) is a non-profit alliance of members of the shrimp industry in eight states committed to preventing the continued deterioration of America's domestic shrimp industry and to ensuring the industry's future viability. SSA serves as the national voice for the shrimp fishermen and processors in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas.
The association is many faceted. We are developing marketing plans for domestic shrimp, lobbying for more stringent controls and testing of banned chemicals, supporting anti-dumping findings against six countries, and working with NMFS on any and all new regulations concerning the domestic shrimp industry.
C4ADS: Report on IUU Fishing United States
The value generated from illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing is estimated to be between USD 10 billion and USD 36.4 billion annually, making it the third most lucrative natural resource...