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Alaska Commercial Salmon Harvests and Exvessel Values

Source: ADF&G, October 2015

2015 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 10.06 $3.81 307 3,085 $11,751
Sockeye 4.36 $1.09 1,389 6,054 $6,598
Coho 5.88 $0.78 1,876 11,030 $8,604
Pink 3.84 $0.20 34,089 130,900 $26,180
Chum 8.46 $0.50 8,559 72,407 $36,204
Totals 46,218 223,473 $89,335
Prince William Sound
Chinook 16.42 $5.65 24 388 $2,189
Sockeye 5.35 $2.01 3,210 17,183 $34,593
Coho 7.43 $0.66 198 1,469 $966
Pink 3.38 $0.22 98,254 332,085 $71,913
Chum 5.38 $0.61 2,544 13,679 $8,331
Totals 104,229 364,802 $117,990
Cook Inlet
Chinook 16.00 $2.05 11 176 $361
Sockeye 5.32 $1.59 2,840 15,100 $23,992
Coho 5.88 $0.60 218 1,282 $770
Pink 3.17 $0.21 6,398 20,254 $4,260
Chum 6.71 $0.41 382 2,565 $1,048
Totals 9,847 39,375 $30,429
Bristol Bay
Chinook 15.1 $0.50 53 792 $396
Sockeye 5.2 $0.50 35,673 184,792 $92,396
Coho 6.7 $0.25 31 206 $52
Pink 3.7 $0.20 3 8 $2
Chum 6.1 $0.30 930 5,700 $1,995
Totals 36,688 191,496 $94,840
Kodiak
Chinook 9.10 $0.96 9 77 $74
Sockeye 4.86 $0.89 3,104 15,058 $13,402
Coho 6.04 $0.36 417 2,517 $906
Pink 3.32 $0.19 33,008 109,452 $20,796
Chum 7.05 $0.40 772 5,433 $2,174
Totals 37,308 132,536 $37,350
Chignik
Chinook 8.12 $1.01 10 72 $75
Sockeye 5.50 $0.78 1,541 8,470 $6,601
Coho 6.38 $0.19 83 524 $102
Pink 2.95 $0.16 1,979 5,844 $941
Chum 6.50 $0.25 102 657 $165
Totals 3,711 15,565 $7,881
AK Peninsula / Aleutian Is.a
Chinook 6.09 $0.75 54 369 $277
Sockeye 5.58 $0.60 5,934 33,360 $20,016
Coho 6.18 $0.32 323 2,014 $645
Pink 3.13 $0.15 16,696 52,510 $7,877
Chum 6.41 $0.22 868 5,507 $1,212
Totals 23,873 93,758 $30,025
Kuskokwim
Chinook 10.1 $0.50 9 84 $42
Sockeye 6.1 $0.50 57 345 $173
Coho 8.0 $0.50 149 1,192 $588
Pink 0.0 $0.50 0 0 $0
Chum 6.4 $0.50 22 136 $68
Totals 234 1,755 $870
Yukon
Chinook
Sockeye
Coho 7.18 $0.70 130 933 $653
Pink 3.50 $0.14 4 14 $2
Chum 6.38 $0.60 550 3,510 $2,095
Totals 683 4,456 $2,749
Norton Sound
Chinook 11.00 $2.27 1 11 $25
Sockeye 6.50 $0.62 4 26 $16
Coho 7.97 $1.10 154 1,227 $1,349
Pink 3.32 $0.14 65 216 $31
Chum 6.93 $0.50 147 1,018 $509
Totals 370 2,496 $1,928
Kotzebue
Chinook
Sockeye
Coho
Pink
Chum 8.6 $0.31 307 2,626 $826
Totals 307 2,626 $826
Alaska Totals
Chinook 10.65 $3.01 474 5,050 $15,186
Sockeye 5.22 $0.71 53,748 280,385 $197,783
Coho 6.26 $0.65 3,574 22,389 $14,631
Pink 3.42 $0.20 190,492 651,280 $131,999
Chum 7.46 $0.48 15,177 113,232 $54,621
Totals 263,463 1,072,334 $414,219

Preliminary figures may not total exactly due to rounding.

Estimates based on fish tickets and reports from Area Managers.

a No salmon harvested in the Aleutian Islands in 2015

DATA NOT FOR LEGAL INTERPRETATIONS