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Alabama commercial fishing  

Commercial Fishing corresponds to economic sectors 114111 (Finfish Fishing) and 114112 (Shellfish Fishing) in the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS). Finfish Fishing comprises establishments primarily engaged in the commercial catching or taking of finfish (e.g., bluefish, salmon, trout, tuna) from their natural habitat. Shellfish Fishing comprises establishments primarily engaged in the commercial catching or taking of shellfish (e.g., clams, crabs, lobsters, mussels, oysters, sea urchins, shrimp) from their natural habitat.

The annual Alabama commercial landings of all species combined (in million pounds) and landing values (in million dollars) from 2000 to the present are shown below.

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Source of raw data: NOAA Fisheries.

The imputed average exvessel prices ($/lb) of the total commercial landings are shown below. $/lb1 is derived from the total commercial landings value ($) divided by total commercial landings (lb).

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Posadas, Benedict C., Benedict Kit A. Posadas, Jr., and Kathryn Buchanan. 2013. Direct Employment Impacts of Commercial Fishing Sector in Mississippi and Alabama. 2001-2013. Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, Mississippi.