The antimicrobial effects of chitosan (from the exoskeleton of crustaceans) have been known for several years. Now, some research suggests that nanoparticles of chitosan could be used to create a new generation of anti-ageing creams.
Shrimp by-catch (Location: East Coast of Florida).
Shrimp farm in Bangladesh.
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The gate of a traditional shrimp farm in Kerala, India which utilizes the tide to harvest shrimp.
Caprellid amphipod - the skeleton shrimp
Shrimp is also a favorite during the winter months. Ukoy is Filipino style fritter made with shrimp, Russet potatoes, bean sprouts, onions, garlic and spices. Shrimp, crab and other seafood delicacies can be prepared a variety of ways. A diverse city like San Francisco can feature them all.
Courtesy of GraceAnn Walden and The Yummy Report
Many types of seafood, including some shrimp not yet in the case here, are at risk in the Gulf of Mexico because of the oil spill.