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Alaska Commercial Salmon Harvests and Exvessel Values

Source: ADF&G, October 2016

2016 Alaska Commercial Salmon Harvests and Exvessel Values
Species Avg. Wt. (pounds) Avg. Price per Pound Number of Fish (thousands) Lbs. of Fish (thousands) Est. Value US$ (thousands)
Southeast
Chinook 10.26 $5.23 305 3,132 $16,381
Sockeye 4.29 $1.28 1,501 6,441 $8,245
Coho 7.17 $1.41 2,223 15,941 $22,477
Pink 4.27 $0.23 18,295 78,120 $17,968
Chum 7.74 $0.60 9,036 69,939 $41,963
Totals 31,361 173,573 $107,034
Prince William Sound
Chinook 17.51 $6.06 12 209 $1,268
Sockeye 5.32 $2.24 1,937 10,303 $23,103
Coho 9.02 $1.45 478 4,309 $6,233
Pink 3.89 $0.28 13,269 51,562 $14,338
Chum 6.91 $0.57 3,431 23,712 $13,629
Totals 19,127 90,095 $58,571
Cook Inlet
Chinook 17.8 $2.52 11 188 $473
Sockeye 5.7 $1.53 2,643 15,010 $22,978
Coho 6.3 $0.60 139 879 $530
Pink 4.3 $0.20 476 2,046 $408
Chum 7.0 $0.43 201 1,407 $609
Totals 3,470 19,530 $24,997
Bristol Bay
Chinook 12.6 $0.67 30 372 $249
Sockeye 5.4 $0.76 37,330 201,584 $153,204
Coho 5.8 $0.49 91 530 $260
Pink 4.0 $0.15 752 3,007 $451
Chum 6.0 $0.32 1,042 6,254 $2,001
Totals 39,245 211,748 $156,166
Kodiak
Chinook 8.40 $1.93 8 65 $126
Sockeye 5.18 $0.99 2,079 10,727 $10,619
Coho 7.36 $0.61 209 1,535 $936
Pink 4.49 $0.21 3,236 15,091 $3,169
Chum 6.85 $0.28 405 2,774 $777
Totals 5,937 30,192 $15,628
Chignik
Chinook 7.50 $1.14 21 155 $177
Sockeye 5.92 $0.98 1,386 8,208 $8,044
Coho 6.98 $0.24 94 658 $158
Pink 4.00 $0.17 141 563 $96
Chum 6.80 $0.20 118 805 $161
Totals 1,760 10,390 $8,636
AK Peninsula / Aleutian Is.
Chinook 9.86 $0.98 15 151 $148
Sockeye 5.66 $0.74 5,981 33,869 $25,228
Coho 6.29 $0.26 261 1,640 $428
Pink 3.00 $0.14 2,884 8,651 $1,206
Chum 6.49 $0.22 513 3,330 $720
Totals 9,655 47,641 $27,730
Kuskokwim
Chinook
Sockeye
Coho
Pink
Chum
Totals Confidential Confidential Confidential
Yukon
Chinook
Sockeye
Coho 6.28 $0.92 201 1,266 $1,159
Pink 3.50 $0.14 127 446 $64
Chum 6.51 $0.63 991 6,453 $4,034
Totals 1,320 8,164 $5,257
Norton Sound
Chinook 11.66 $2.50 0.2 2 $5
Sockeye 6.1 $0.90 3 16 $14
Coho 6.8 $1.39 103 702 $976
Pink 3.6 $0.10 208 746 $74
Chum 6.7 $0.50 51 344 $166
Totals 365 1,809 $1,236
Kotzebue
Chinook
Sockeye
Coho
Pink
Chum 8.4 $0.33 400 3,367 $1,123
Totals 400 3,367 $1,123
Alaska Totals
Chinook 10.66 $4.40 401 4,276 $18,829
Sockeye 5.41 $0.88 52,861 286,159 $251,435
Coho 7.23 $1.21 3,800 27,461 $33,157
Pink 4.07 $0.24 39,389 160,231 $37,773
Chum 7.31 $0.55 16,189 118,384 $65,185
Totals 112,640 596,510 $406,379

Preliminary figures may not total exactly due to rounding.

Estimates based on fish tickets and reports from Area Managers.

DATA NOT FOR LEGAL INTERPRETATIONS