Even though White shrimp are known as "Gulf Shrimp", they are not only found in the Gulf of Mexico. There are areas where they are concentrated on the Atlantic coast around South Carolina and a little south of that.
Trawler with Turtle Exclusion and Bycatch Reduction Devices.
White shrimp caught in the U.S. Southern Atlantic with otter trawls is a "Good Alternative." Even though all U.S. states enforce federal requirements that otter trawls have turtle excluder devices (TEDs), bycatch of threatened or endangered sea turtles remains a concern. White shrimp populations are healthy in the U.S. Southern Atlantic.