Americans hold a special place in their hearts for shrimp. Consumption of shrimp outpaced that of longtime favorite canned tuna in 2001, and has been the most heavily consumed seafood per capita in the U.S. through 2004, according to National Marine Fisheries Service figures. Data for 2005 are not yet available. "Thanks to growth in aquaculture [or fish farming], shrimp has become more readily available at prices affordable for all families and it's low in calories and has no saturated or ...

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