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Sales Contributions of Seafood and Fish Markets in the Gulf of Mexico States and United States

The seafood-retailing sector corresponds to the “fish and seafood markets” and “restaurant establishments” serving seafood products.

The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS, 2011) code 445220 or “fish and seafood markets” comprises establishments primarily engaged in retailing fresh, frozen, or cured fish and seafood products.

The eating and drinking places sector includes “full-service restaurants” and limited-service restaurants” in the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS, 2011). 

  • NAICS code 722110 or “full-service restaurants” industry comprises of establishments primarily engaged in providing food services to patrons who order and are served while seated (i.e., waiter/waitress services) and pay after eating. 

  • NAICS code 722211 or “limited-service restaurants” industry comprises of establishments primarily engaged in providing food services (except snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars) where patrons generally order or select items and pay before eating. 

Output or sales are the gross sales by businesses within the economic region affected by an activity. The total economic contribution is the sum of direct, indirect and induced impacts. The total sales contributions of seafood retaining in the Gulf of Mexico states and the entire USA are shown below

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Source of raw data: NOAA Fisheries.