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Aquaculture

Mississippi is #1 in U.S. catfish production

Mississippi produces over 55% of the nation's farm-raised catfish

Mississippi ranks #2 in turtle production

Mississippi is one of the top producing states in freshwater prawn production

The state also produces tilapia, hybrid striped bass and bighead carp

Chris McGlawn
Aquaculture Committee Chair

Kenneth Kingery
Aquaculture Committee Vice Chair

 
Britton Hatcher
Commodity Advisor
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