SRAC: Our Region
The thirteen states and two territories included in the Southern Region are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Virginia.
Many species of fish and shellfish are produced in the Southern Region, including catfish, crawfish, baitfish, hybrid striped bass, trout, and tilapia, just to name a few.
The Chart below is the 2005 Production and Sales figures of the top 5 U.S. Aquaculture Species. The chart was provided by The Catfish Institute.
Click on each of the species below to learn more about them.