Stormborn: The U.S. land-based shrimp farming industry

Tim Sprinkle

Launched in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, land-based aquaculture systems seek a larger slice of the U.S. market Global Blue Technologies’ domed grow-out facilities measure 1,050 feet long by 50 feet wide and contain roughly 8 million pounds of shrimp each. Courtesy photo. One of the strongest Atlantic storms ever recorded, Hurricane Katrina, made landfall…

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  • Tim Sprinkle

    Tim Sprinkle

    Tim Sprinkle is a writer based in Denver, Colo. His work has appeared in Wired, Outside and many other publications, and he is the author of the 2015 book, “Screw the Valley: A Coast-to-Coast Tour of America’s New Tech Startup Culture.”