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1998 Alaska Shellfish Harvests & Exvessel Valuesa

Revised February 3, 1999

Harvest and Exvessel Values for:
1998
  $/lb total pounds (millions) exvessel (millions)
King Bristol Bay red $2.60 14.326 $37.25
B. Bay red CDQ $2.45 .524 $1.28
  Pribilof red $2.33 0.491 $1.14
  Pribilof blue $1.90 0.608 $1.16
  Pribilof CDQ $2.90 0.0357 $0.10
  St. Matthew blue $2.00 2.806 $5.61
  Aleutian Islands brown $2.10 5.94 $12.47
  Southeast red No Fishery
  Southeast brown $3.25 3.25 $0.80
  Norton Sound (winter) $1.47 0.03 $0.04
  total   25.0 $59.86
Tanner Bering Sea opilio $0.55 243.30 $134.65
  Bering Sea bairdi No Fishery
  Eastern Aleutian bairdi
  SE bairdi $2.00 2.70 $5.40
  total   246.00 $140.05
Dungeness SE $2.00 2.25 $4.50
  Kodiak $1.45 0.40 $0.58
  AK Pen. and East Aleutians $1.45 0.13 $0.18
  total   2.78 $5.26
Korean Hair crab Bering Sea (Pribilofs) $3.20 0.32 $1.01
  total $3.20 0.32 $1.01
Shrimp SE Trawl $0.30 1.50 $0.45
  SE pot $3.00 0.90 $2.70
  PWS trawl $2.70 0.95 $2.57
  total   3.35 $3.15
Misc. Shellfish SE sea cucumbers (Oct97–Sep98) $1.65 0.895 $1.48
  SE sea urchins $0.40 4.084 $1.63
  SE/YAK scallops $4.00 0.03 $0.12
  SE geoducks (Oct97–Sep98) $4.00 0.18 $0.72
  PWS scallops $7.00 0.02 $0.14
  total   5.21 $5.00
Grand Total     283 $214
Source:  Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game / Division of Commercial Fisheries
DATA NOT FOR LEGAL INTERPRETATIONS
a Values from area biologist/preliminary industry estimates.


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