Alaska Seafood Industry Snapshot
Alaska’s seafood industry is driven by over 9,000 fishing vessels including about 100 large catcher processors and 100 large shoreside plants.
Alaska is home to six of the nation’s top ten ports by value and the industry generates more than $150 million in public revenue annually. Seafood accounts for the largest manufacturing sector in the state.
That’s according to an end of year industry update compiled by the McDowell Group. Other findings:
Alaska’s seafood industry puts 58,700 people to work and generate $2.1 billion in wages and $5.6 billion in economic output...
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