Warm-Water Shrimp Sector Group Fisheries List 

(updated January 2015)

Fishery name

Evaluation Category1

Improvement Recommendations

Supplier Roundtable

Improvement Status

FIP Progress Rating

Red red-legged banana prawn - North Australia

A

North Australia red-legged banana prawn

See MSC program

Brown tiger prawn - North Australia

A

North Australia brown tiger prawn

See MSC program

Grooved tiger prawn - North Australia

A

North Australia grooved tiger prawn

See MSC program

Atlantic seabob - Suriname - MSC certified

B

Suriname seabob

See MSC program

Indian white prawn - Mozambique

B

Mozambique Indian white prawn

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern brown shrimp  - US Gulf of Mexico, Alabama

B

Alabama brown shrimp

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern brown shrimp - US Gulf of Mexico, Florida state and federal waters

B

Florida Gulf brown shrimp

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

Wood’s Florida Shrimp FIP

E

Northern brown shrimp - US Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi

B

Mississippi brown shrimp

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern brown shrimp - US Gulf of Mexico, Texas state and federal waters

B

Texas brown shrimp

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

Texas Shrimp FIP

A

Northern brown shrimp - US Gulf of Mexico, federal waters off Louisiana

B

US federal waters brown shrimp

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

Louisiana Shrimp FIP

B

Northern brown shrimp - US Gulf of Mexico, federal waters off Mississippi and Alabama

B

US federal waters brown shrimp

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern brown shrimp - US Atlantic, Georgia

B

Georgia brown shrimp

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern brown shrimp - US Atlantic, North Carolina

B

North Carolina brown shrimp

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern pink shrimp - US Gulf of Mexico, Florida state and federal waters

B

Florida Gulf pink shrimp

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

Cox's Florida Pink Shrimp FIP

Wood’s Fisheries Florida Shrimp FIP

A

E

Northern pink shrimp - US Atlantic, North Carolina

B

North Carolina pink shrimp

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern white shrimp  - US Gulf of Mexico, Alabama

B

Alabama white shrimp

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern white shrimp - US Gulf of Mexico, Florida state and federal waters

B

Florida Gulf white shrimp

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

Wood’s Florida Shrimp FIP

E

Northern white shrimp - US Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi

B

Mississippi white shrimp

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern white shrimp - US Gulf of Mexico, Texas state and federal waters

B

Texas white shrimp

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

Texas Shrimp FIP

A

Northern white shrimp - US Gulf of Mexico, federal waters off Louisiana

B

US federal waters white shrimp

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

Louisiana Shrimp FIP

B

Northern white shrimp - US Gulf of Mexico, federal waters off Mississippi and Alabama

B

US federal waters white shrimp

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern white shrimp - US Atlantic, Georgia

B

Georgia white shrimp

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern white shrimp - US Atlantic, North Carolina

B

North Carolina white shrimp

No FIP - Contact SFP

Atlantic seabob - Guyana

C

Guyana seabob

No FIP - Contact SFP

Blue shrimp - Mexico, Magdalena Bay, Western Baja

C

Magdalena Bay blue shrimp

Gulf of California Shrimp

Magdalena Bay Shrimp FIP

A

Blue shrimp - Mexico, Sinaloa Nayarit, artisanal fishery (cast nets)

C

Sinaloa artisanal blue shrimp

Gulf of California Shrimp

Gulf of California Sinaloa Artisanal Shrimp FIP

C

Blue shrimp - Mexico, Sinaloa Nayarit, industrial fishery (otter trawls)

C

Sinaloa industrial blue shrimp

Gulf of California Shrimp

Gulf of California Industrial Shrimp FIP

B

Blue shrimp - Mexico, Sonora, artisanal fishery (gillnets)

C

Sonora artisanal blue shrimp

Gulf of California Shrimp

Gulf of California Central Sonora Artisanal Shrimp FIP

C

Blue shrimp - Mexico, Sonora, industrial fishery (otter trawls)

C

Sonora industrial blue shrimp

Gulf of California Shrimp

Gulf of California Industrial Shrimp FIP

B

Blue shrimp - Mexico, Upper Gulf of California, artisanal fishery (driftnets)

C

Upper Gulf of California artisanal blue shrimp

Gulf of California Shrimp

No FIP - Contact SFP

Blue shrimp - Mexico, Upper Gulf of California, industrial fishery (otter trawls)

C

Upper Gulf of California industrial blue shrimp

Gulf of California Shrimp

Gulf of California Industrial Shrimp FIP

B

Banana prawn - Indonesia

C

Indonesia banana prawn

No FIP - Contact SFP

Northern brown shrimp - US Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana state waters (skimmer trawls)

C

Louisiana skimmer trawl brown shrimp

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

Louisiana Shrimp FIP

B

Northern brown shrimp - US Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana state waters (otter trawls)

C

Louisiana otter trawl brown shrimp

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

Louisiana Shrimp FIP

B

Northern white shrimp - US Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana state waters (skimmer trawls)

C

Louisiana skimmer trawl white shrimp

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

Louisiana Shrimp FIP

B

Northern white shrimp - US Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana state waters (otter trawls)

C

Louisiana otter trawl white shrimp

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

Louisiana Shrimp FIP

B

Pacific seabob - Ecuador

C

Ecuador seabob

No FIP - Contact SFP

Titi shrimp - Ecuador

C

Ecuador titi shrimp

No FIP - Contact SFP

Whiteleg shrimp - Mexico, Sinaloa-Nayarit

C

Sinaloa industrial whiteleg shrimp

Gulf of California Shrimp

Gulf of California Industrial Shrimp FIP

B

Yellowleg shrimp - Mexico, Magdalena Bay

C

Magdalena Bay yellowleg shrimp

Gulf of California Shrimp

Magdalena Bay Shrimp FIP

A

Yellowleg shrimp - Mexico, Sinaloa Nayarit

C

Sinaloa industrial yellowleg shrimp

Gulf of California Shrimp

Gulf of California Industrial Shrimp FIP

B

Yellowleg shrimp - Mexico, Sonora

C

Sonora industrial yellowleg shrimp

Gulf of California Shrimp

Gulf of California Industrial Shrimp FIP

B

Yellowleg shrimp - Mexico, Upper Gulf of California

C

Upper Gulf of California industrial yellowleg shrimp

Gulf of California Shrimp

Gulf of California Industrial Shrimp FIP

B

Indian white prawn - Madagascar

DD

Madagascar Indian white prawn

No FIP - Contact SFP

Penaeid shrimp - China, South China Sea

DD

China penaeid shrimp

No FIP - Contact SFP

Whiteleg shrimp - Ecuador

DD

Ecuador whiteleg shrimp

No FIP - Contact SFP

White banana prawn - North Australia

 

North Australia white banana prawn

See MSC program

Blue endeavor prawn - North Australia

 

North Australia blue endeavor prawn

See MSC program

Red endeavor prawn - North Australia

 

North Australia red endeavor prawn

See MSC program

1Evaluation Categories:

Category A – Very well managed fisheries that score 8 and above across all FishSource scores

Category B – Well managed fisheries that score 6 and above across all FishSource scores

Category C – Poorly managed fisheries where at least one FishSource score is below 6

Please refer to the 2013 SFP Sustainability Overview of Wild Fisheries that Supply Shrimp for a more in-depth explanation of the Evaluation Categories.