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South Carolina waters open to commercial shrimpers May 18

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Three seasons define the commercial shrimp calendar. The first, white roe shrimp season, opens 7 a.m. Thursday, May 18. The brown shrimp season typically occurs during the summer months, and the larger fall white shrimp season, composed of offspring from the spring roe crop, carries out the remainder of the three seasons in the fall. 

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