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Mississippi, Gulf of Mexico and United States seafood wholesaling industry, 2006-2015

The seafood wholesaling sector corresponds to NAICS codes 424460 or “fish and seafood merchant wholesalers” in the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS, 2011).  The fish and seafood merchant wholesalers industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of fish and seafood (except canned or packaged frozen). 

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 effects. The total sales contributions of seafood wholesaling in the Gulf of Mexico states and the entire USA are shown below:

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Source of raw data: NOAA Fisheries.

**Posadas, Benedict C. 2015. Economic Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill to Mississippi Seafood, and Commercial and Recreational Fishing Sectors. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1218, Mississippi State, Mississippi.

**Posadas, Benedict C. and Benedict Kit A. Posadas, Jr. 2013. License and Size Profiles of Mississippi Seafood, and Commercial and Recreational Fishing Sectors. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1206, Mississippi State, Mississippi. 

**Posadas, Benedict C. And Benedict Kit A. Posadas, Jr. 2013. Estimation of the Baseline for the Assessment of the Economic Impacts of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill to the Mississippi Commercial Fishing Sector. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1204, Mississippi State, Mississippi.