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Marine Fisheries - 2014 Commercial Landings

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North Carolina Marine Commercial
Finfish and Shellfish Harvest

2014 Commercial Landings

FISH FINAL WEIGHT FINAL VALUE
Amberjacks 192,994 $198,868
Anglerfish (Monkfish Including Monklivers) 76,392 $85,364
Blue Crabs, Hard 25,242,795 $29,954,723
Blue Crabs, Peeler 621,040 $1,935,462
Blue Crabs, Soft 367,277 $2,137,335
Bluefish 2,019,279 $889,710
Bonito 9,081 $14,386
Butterfish 53,607 $27,287
Calico Scallop <250,000 <$250,000
Carp 16,456 $1,557
Catfishes 521,540 $158,480
Clams, Hard (Meats) 430,816 $2,866,096
Clams, Hard (Numbers) 22,440,617 .
Cobia 41,798 $87,931
Croaker,Atlantic 2,629,908 $1,865,595
Cutlassfish,Atlantic 165,375 $221,870
Dogfish, Smooth 498,904 $213,763
Dogfish, Spiny 5,650,285 $566,615
Dolphinfish 422,496 $1,237,458
Drum, Black 51,217 $32,298
Drum, Red 90,650 $208,295
Eel, American 60,755 $164,797
Flounder, Southern 1,673,511 $4,839,672
Flounder, Summer 2,911,750 $8,225,282
Flounders, Other 4,413 $8,926
Garfish 10,803 $3,673
Grouper, Gag 168,036 $739,793
Grouper, Red 53,096 $202,112
Grouper, Scamp 42,207 $187,776
Grouper, Snowy 27,553 $102,830
Groupers, Other 9,125 $33,799
Grunts 39,312 $40,117
Hakes 652 $293
Harvestfish (Starbutters) 155,357 $187,901
Herring, River (Alewife and Blueback) 1,139 $1,519
Hogfish (Hog Snapper) 9,767 $37,920
Jacks (Crevalle, Rainbowrunner, Bluerunner) 9,158 $6,225
Mackerel, Atlantic (Boston) 1,761 $658
Mackerel, King 549,981 $1,203,503
Mackerel, Spanish 673,974 $1,230,410
Menhaden,Atlantic 917,905 $145,659
Mullet, Sea (Kingfishes) 955,087 $1,007,513
Mullet, Striped 1,828,351 $1,112,465
Octopus 217 $276
Oysters (Bushels) 137,576 .
Oysters (Meats) 727,775 $4,544,236
Perch, White 172,486 $148,698
Perch, Yellow 67,454 $82,336
Pigfish 38,572 $15,334
Pinfish 1,431 $561
Pompano 12,923 $31,176
Porgies 82,809 $145,061
Pufferfish 1,611 $886
Scallop,Sea (Meats) 92,976 $1,011,221
Scup 160,508 $110,203
Sea Basses 529,075 $1,413,708
Seatrout, Spotted 242,245 $579,343
Shad, American 191,302 $159,657
Shad, Gizzard 114,999 $5,750
Shad, Hickory 110,280 $27,575
Sharks 1,005,858 $473,375
Sheepshead 173,376 $159,274
Shrimp (Heads On) 4,690,933 $14,145,407
Skates 18,907 $6,137
Skippers 19,884 $5,207
Snapper, Red 4,826 $23,007
Snapper, Vermilion (Beeliner) 242,259 $829,916
Snappers, Other 4,002 $11,695
Spadefish 22,761 $10,652
Spot 766,224 $619,643
Squid 16,156 $13,493
Stone Crabs 7,451 $19,882
Striped Bass 96,233 $283,241
Swordfish 694,911 $2,109,549
Tilefish, Blueline 71,768 $176,807
Tilefish, Other 19,306 $62,001
Triggerfish 116,782 $262,199
Tuna, Bigeye 337,269 $1,222,610
Tuna, Bluefin 114,037 $375,975
Tuna, Yellowfin 821,520 $1,811,675
Tunas, Other 155,033 $115,186
Tunny, Little (False Albacore) 225,797 $107,605
Unclassified Fish For Industrial/Bait 59,544 $12,104
Unclassified Fish for Food 88,477 $130,276
Unclassified Shellfish 268,180 $336,723
Wahoo 22,783 $71,829
Weakfish (Grey Trout) 105,247 $140,574
Whelks/Conchs (Meats) 53,627 $112,275
Grand Total 61,975,412 $94,110,276
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