Shrimp Tales | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Shrimp Tales

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    Principal Investigator:
    Roy Kron
  • "Shrimp Tales” tells the stories of some of the many families that depend on Louisiana’s shrimp fishery for livelihood, and the problems they continue to encounter within the industry. 

Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection All taxonomy terms
Cecile Robin

Cecile Robin married into a family of fishermen. She explores some of the wives tales associated with fishing in south Louisiana.

Unknown St. Bernard Parish, LA Louisiana Sea Grant Shrimp Tales Shrimp Tales, St. Bernard Parish, Unknown, Louisiana, Louisiana Sea Grant, St. Bernard Parish, LA
Herb Bennerfield

The Rev. Herb Bennerfield presides over the annual Blessing of the Fleet in Delcambre. He describes what the shrimp festival and fishery mean to one small town.

Unknown Delcambre, LA Louisiana Sea Grant Shrimp Tales Delcambre, Shrimp Tales, Unknown, Louisiana, Delcambre, LA, Louisiana Sea Grant
Wilson Acosta

Wilson Acosta has been fishing since he was a boy.  Now in his 60's, he is considering selling his boat and retiring.

Unknown Morgan City, LA Louisiana Sea Grant Shrimp Tales Morgan City, Shrimp Tales, Unknown, Louisiana, Louisiana Sea Grant, Morgan City, LA