Appetite For Gulf Seafood Is Back, But The Crabs And Oysters Aren't

April 20, 2015 7:32 PM

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Blue crabs brought back to Tony Goutierrez's dock in Hopedale, La. For the past few years, his traps have been coming up empty. "It's sad to see it go, but it's going — this way of life is going to disappear," he says.

In 2010, just after the BP oil well exploded, seafood restaurants were bombarded with questions from concerned diners: "How bad is the spill?" "Is this from the Gulf?" "Is it safe?" Demand for Gulf seafood tanked.

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