The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded s a $6.6 million grant to Florida's shrimp fishermen.
The shrimpers are facing economic hardship due to the increase of farm-raised shrimp imports.
The funds will become available in the next several months. The funds are part of a $35 million NOAA fisheries assistance package to shrimp fisherman and the shrimp fishermen and shrimp industry in eight states.
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