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shrimp

n. a small person. I’m such a shrimp. I just have short genes.
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Gradually since then, the number of Tampa Bay food shrimpers has fallen from 30 to a small handful.
I don't think it will work because amateur shrimpers ignore the ban throughout the year anyway.
But a closer look at the fate of those who escaped--particularly the vaunted shrimpers who apparently drew upon their seamanship to evade Katrina's path--reveals that "getting out" is not all that it seems.
Although this type of license only allows use of a [less than or equal to] 16-ft trawl net and imposes a catch limit of 100 pounds or less, a large number of recreational licensees could potentially produce a valid economic threat to small commercial fishermen--whether the recreational shrimper fishes for direct to consumer sales or for subsistence.
To express their discontent, shrimpers staged a protest in late October by blocking traffic on a highway leading to Puerto Penasco.
And many of these Vietnamese shrimpers choose not to participate in the Blessing of the Fleet; citing reasons such as they are already shrimping in neighboring waters when the ceremony is held.
Dozens of Kemp's ridleys were found with heads and flippers cut off -- evidence of mutilation by shrimpers.
For shrimpers, special-adapter electrical outlets along the pier can be rented at the bait and tackle shop.
Government regulators claim that 95-99 percent of shrimpers are using TEDs properly on their nets.
One fourth-generation shrimper from Seadrift, Texas - 47-year-old Diane Wilson - decided in 1989 to do something about the wastewater discharges polluting the Lavaca Bay's rich shrimp and oyster breeding ground.
In 1988, an 80-foot shrimper belonging to a man named David Phelps was boarded off the Florida coast, supposedly to look for drugs or stowaways.
That secured the Shrimpers all three points, although Vale did go close to equalising late on when Byron Moore fired inches wide of the left post from 20 yards.
The Shrimpers blew the chance to seal a top-three spot after sinking to defeat, which allowed Bury to claim promotion glory.
Timlin's 25-yard shot somehow evaded Luton goalkeeper Elliot Justham with just nine minutes to go, and the Shrimpers, who have kept eight clean sheets in a row, will be up if they beat Morecambe next weekend.