United States Virginia change
Sri Lanka Breaking News
Sri Lanka parliament
vivalankaSri Lanka newsSri Lanka businessSri Lanka sportsSri Lanka technologySri Lanka travelSri Lanka videosSri Lanka eventssinhala newstamil newsSri Lanka business directory
vivalanka advertising
Stay Connected
Popular Searches
T20 World Cup
Sponsored Links
Sri Lanka Explorer

Gulf shrimpers top fishing deaths

Jul 18, 2010 11:56:00 PM - thestate.com

America’s deadliest catch?

Forget about those crabs that crawl about the bottom of the chill Bering Sea.

It’s the shrimp that inhabit the balmy waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

During the past decade, 55 fishermen have perished in pursuit of these southern crustaceans, according to a first-of-its-kind federal study that ranks fishermen’s deaths in the nation’s seafood harvests. That’s compared with a death toll of 12 Bering Sea crabbers during the same time period.

USA, South Carolina: (Latest Stories)