Is it true that trawling for shrimp catches 10 pounds of other animals for every 1 pound of shrimp?



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    According to Oceana, Gulf Shrimp Trawlers throw out four pounds of fish for every one pound of shrimp caught. Very often these fish aren’t thrown back in the ocean, and killed for no reason. The shrimp and fish trawls are responsible for 78% of all US fisheries discards.

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