Food & Drink

Gulf Seafood Since The BP Oil Spill: A Running History


Since the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico and the subsequent oil spill, the degree of catastrophe facing the Gulf's seafood and its industry has been coming in to devastating focus. To chart the chronology of the oil spill's effects on Gulf seafood and the people who make their living fishing, distributing, preparing, and selling it, we've collected some key events in photographs along the way. Captions in some cases are from Getty and the AP, and slides are ordered reverse-chronologically.

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