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By freezing his catch at sea, La. shrimper turns the tide on his business

The Anna Marie isn’t your typical shrimp boat. To start, it has a full-size kitchen, air conditioning and satellite television. From his captain’s chair, owner Lance Nacio can plot his course and check water depth and tidal flows, all with the push of a button on a slic… Read >>

Shrimper is model for certification

A local shrimper is being used as a model for scientists developing the state’s wild-caught shrimp certification program after the Gulf oil spill. Lance Nacio, a Dulac shrimper, is known for his superior shrimp handling processes, according to the Louisiana Seafood Prom… Read >>

Listen to This Guy When He Tells You Which Fish to Eat

U.S. wild Gulf shrimp: Look particularly for those from shrimpers like Lance Nacio of Terrebone Parish, Louisiana, who used money from the BP oil settlement to invest in better boat technology. "Nacio is a shrimper doing it right," Greenberg says, meaning he's reduced t… Read >>

Fast-freezing is hot in shrimping

The Anna Marie isn't your typical shrimp boat. To start, it has a full-size kitchen, air conditioning and satellite television. From his captain's chair, owner Lance Nacio can plot his course and check water depth and tidal flows, all with the push of a button on a slic… Read >>

Are Gulf Shrimp Sustainable?

An interview with Lance Nacio -- a fisherman who prides himself on his sustainable pracitices and whose business is not on the brink of disaster. Read >>