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Pollock top US seafood by volume caught, crab catch tops in value

09/19/2012 04:19 EDT | Updated 11/19/2012 05:12 EST
Highlights of a federal report about the U.S. fishing industry in 2011.

TOP FISHING PORTS BY QUANTITY (IN WEIGHT):

1. Dutch Harbor, Alaska

2. Empire-Venice, La.

3. Akutan, Alaska

4. Reedville, Va.

5. Kodiak, Alaska.

TOP FISHING PORTS BY VALUE:

1. New Bedford, Mass.

2. Dutch Harbor, Alaska

3. Kodiak, Alaska

4. Akutan, Alaska

5. Cape May-Wildwood, N.J.

TOP SPECIES BY TOTAL WEIGHT OF CATCH:

1. Pollock

2. Menhaden

3. Salmon

4. Flatfish

5. Cod

TOP SPECIES BY TOTAL VALUE OF CATCH:

1. Crab

2. Salmon

3. Scallops

4. Shrimp

5. Lobster

Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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