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1997 Alaska Shellfish Harvests & Exvessel Valuesa

Revised September 30, 1998

Harvest and Exvessel Values for:
1997
  $/lb total pounds (millions) exvessel (millions)
King Bristol Bay red $3.25 8.90 $28.925
  Pribilof red $3.09 0.76 $2.34
Pribilof blue $2.82 0.54 $1.52
St. Matthew blue $2.21 4.62 $10.28
Adak red N/A
Adak brown N/A
Aleutian Islands brown $2.25 5.30 $11.93
Southeast red $3.50 0.26 $0.91
Southeast brown N/A
Norton Sound (winter) N/A
Norton Sound (summer) $2.84 0.09 $0.27
total   20.50 $56.16
Tanner Bering Sea opilio $0.75 117.30 $87.98
  Bering Sea bairdi closed
Eastern Aleutian bairdi N/A
SE bairdi $2.00 1.90 $3.80
Yakutat bairdi N/A
AK Pen. deep-water Tanner N/A
total   119.20 $91.78
Dungeness SE $1.75 3.58 $6.26
  Yakutat $1.75 0.16 $0.27
Kodiak N/A
AK Pen. and East Aleutians N/A
total   3.73 $6.53
Korean Hair crab Bering Sea (Pribilofs) $2.00 0.80 $1.60
  total   0.75 $1.59
Shrimp SE Trawl $0.25 – $1.00 3.08 $0.83
  SE pot $3.25 0.60 $1.96
Yakutat pot $3.25 0.00 $0.00
PWS trawl N/A
Cook Inlet Pot Shrimp N/A
Cook Inlet Trawl Shrimp N/A
total   0.62 $1.97
Misc. Shellfish SE sea cucumbers (Oct96–Sep97) $1.35 0.91 $1.23
  SE sea urchins $0.45 5.24 $2.36
SE/YAK scallops   0.27 $0.00
SE abalone closed
SE geoducks (Oct96–Sep97) $2.50 0.20 $0.51
Cook Inlet clams (razor and hardshell) N/A
Cook Inlet Misc. (urchins, octopi) N/A
Cook Inlet Scallops N/A
Kodiak sea cucumbers N/A
Kodiak sea urchins N/A
Kodiak Scallops N/A
AK Pen. Scallops N/A
total   6.62 $4.17
Grand Total     150.67 $160.61

Source:  Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game / Division of Commercial Fisheries
DATA NOT FOR LEGAL INTERPRETATIONS
a Values from Commercial Operator's Annual Report.

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