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Shrimp prices skyrocketing

(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Shrimp lovers should prepare to be shell-shocked.

Shrimp prices are skyrocketing to record highs, due to a disease that's plaguing Thailand, China, and Vietnam--the world's three largest shrimp producers.

Right now, white shrimp prices are hovering around $6 per pound, which is a more than 50 percent increase from this time last year.