Fisheries Economics of the United States, 2013 Fact Sheet

October 23, 2014

Fisheries Economics of the United States (FEUS) reports on the economic performance of commercial and recreational fisheries, the seafood industry, and related sectors. Key economic indicators include employment, sales, and value added impacts to the broader economy.

Fisheries Economics of the United States, published each fall, provides a detailed look at the economic performance of commercial and recreational fisheries and other marine-related sectors on a state, regional and national basis. The economic impact of commercial and recreational fishing activities in the U.S. is also reported in terms of employment, sales and value-added impacts. The report provides management highlights for each region that include a summary of stock status, updates on catch share programs, and other selected management issues. Economic performance indicators for catch share programs are reported and will be extended to include non-catch share fisheries in the next edition.

Last updated by Office of Science and Technology on 07/09/2018