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Gulf of Mexico 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 commercial landings of all species in the Gulf of Mexico States and United States (in million pounds) and landing values (in million dollars) from 2000 to the present and the percent share of the Gulf to total United States commercial landings are shown below.

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Source of raw data: NOAA Fisheries.