How Much Does Shrimp Cost?

Caught in diverse bodies of water across the globe, both fresh and salt, shrimp will normally be found at the surface of the water, feeding.  Known to be high in protein and calcium, shrimp can be eaten raw, fried or throw into one of the thousand recipes found on the Internet.

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How much is it?

Type of ShrimpAverage Cost (per pound)
Canned$1 per can
Extra jumbo raw$8 to $11
Fresh wild caugh at fish market$12 to $18, depending on geographical location
Fresh cooked or uncooked$15 to $25 (with heads removed)
Frozen extra small with tail off$5 to $7
Frozen jumbo, with the shelled peeled$11 to $15
Headless with shell on Tiger shrimp$15 to $21
Raw extra large white$8 to $12
Raw large Gulf Brown$9 to $12
Red Argentine$8 to $11
Rock$20 to $25
Texas gulf shrimp$7 to $10

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Types of shrimp

The most common types of shrimp commonly found at the local store will include brown, white, pink, tiger and rock.

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