Economic Contributions of Commercial Fishing in Mississippi and Alabama

Sector Definition

The commercial fishing sector corresponds to economic sectors 114111 or “finfish fishing” and 114112 or “shellfish fishing” in the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS, 2011). The finfish fishing industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the commercial catching or taking of finfish (e.g., bluefish, salmon, trout, tuna) from their natural habitat. The shellfish fishing industry 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.

salesimpactsSource of raw data: NOAA Fisheries.

jobsimpactsSource of raw data: NOAA Fisheries.

Sectoral Economic Contributions of the Seafood Industry
Economic Contributions by Major Species
Links to the Economic Contributions in the U.S., Alabama, and Mississippi