Job Impacts of the Seafood Industry in Mississippi, Gulf of Mexico and United States

The economic contributions of the seafood industry include economic activities generated from commercial fishing, seafood processing, seafood wholesaling, seafood importing, seafood and fish markets and seafood restaurants. Employment or job contributions are expressed in terms of a mix of both full-time and part-time jobs. Total economic contribution is the sum of direct, indirect and induced impacts. The total job contributionss of the entire seafood industry in Missippi, the Gulf of Mexico,and the entire USA are shown below:

Source of raw data: NOAA Fisheries (2014).