El Cortez is our premium brown shell-on shrimp. Brown shrimp tend to be in found in deeper waters with higher salinity than the white shrimp. This species has a golden brown or tan shell with a larger vein. The meat is white with a delicious, rich flavor and firm texture. El Cortez spawn year-round but the main harvest occurs in late September through early April.
El Cortez is sold in a 5lb box (50 per case) master carton. Sizes: U/8, U/10, U/15, 16/20, 21/25, 26/30, 36/40