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AMERICAN FARM
BUREAU FEDERATION

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

Britton Hatcher
Commodity Advisor
662-809-1408
Wayne Hill
Aquaculture Committee Chair
   

 

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