Fishing Industry Updates From ASMI
Alaska’s seafood industry includes over 9,000 fishing vessels, 87 large shoreside processing plants and generates 60,000 jobs.
Those are just a few of the fishing industry updates unveiled each October at the All Hands public meeting of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute compiled by the McDowell Group.
The report breaks it down by fish species. Here’s a sampler:
In 2018 Alaska’s catches reached 5.8 billion pounds with Alaska pollock comprising 59 percent of the volume. The value of $2 billion was led by Alaska salmon at 36 percent...
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