Moon’s Seafood Company is the premier source for marketing, processing, and sales
of wholesale rock shrimp. We supply these superior shell fish for restaurants, seafood markets, and food processing companies. Moon's Seafood has been
supplying customers with wholesale rock shrimp since 1978.
Rock shrimp get their name from their very hard shell. They are only caught at night
and in deeper water than regular shrimp. Virtually all rock shrimp are caught by
boats equipped with on-board freezers to immediately preserve the product until further
processed on shore. The majority of the production is caught off Florida’s east coast.
In some years there is production in the Florida Gulf. In addition, Mexico has beautiful
product when properly handled.
Rock Shrimp Harvesting
Rock shrimp is seasonal. The majority of the product is caught between September
and December. The winter is the time to put together programs because in most years
there is very little or no carry over to the next season.
Why They are So Popular
Rock Shrimp are delicious. When baked or broiled the hard shell gives the shrimp
a lobster-like flavor and bite. When the shell is removed the sweet shrimp-like flavor
Rock shrimp are very versatile. They can be baked, broiled, steamed, fried, sautéed,
or any other way that shrimp or lobster can be cooked. Rock shrimp do cook a little
quicker than regular shrimp.
National Distributors of Rock Shrimp
Moon’s Seafood Company carries P&D rock shrimp, shell on, domestic and Mexican. We
are the rock shrimp experts.