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Fisheries Economics of the United States, 2014

May 09, 2017

The annual Fisheries Economics of the United States report provides economic information related to U.S. commercial and recreational fishing activities and fishing-related industries.


This report covers a ten year time period and includes descriptive statistics on:

  • Commercial fisheries: commercial fisheries landings, revenue, price trends.
  • Recreational fisheries: recreational fishing effort, participation rates, expenditure information.
  • Fishing-related industries: employer and non-employer establishment, payroll, annual receipt information for fishing-related industries.
  • Economic impact: employment, sales, value-added impacts.


Commercial and Recreational Fisheries (Combined) Totals


FEUS 2014 Infographic FINAL Jobs Map


FEUS 2014 Infographic FINAL Sales Map


Commercial Fisheries Totals


FEUS 2014 Infographic FINAL Commercial Impacts


FEUS 2014 Infographic FINAL Key Species


FEUS 2014 Infographic States Most Jobs


FEUS 2014 Infographic Total Sales Seafood


Recreational Fisheries Totals


FEUS 2014 Infographic Recreational Impacts

Last updated by Office of Science and Technology on June 02, 2023

Fisheries Economics