View Full Version : Dutch Harbor-Unalaska, Alaska and New Bedford, Mass., Remain Top U.S. Fishing Ports for 2006

NOAA Reporter
07-16-2007, 02:33 PM
Commercial fishermen unloaded 911.3 million pounds of fish and shellfish at the port of Dutch Harbor-Unalaska, Alaska, in 2006, making it the country’s top port for landings in 2006, NOAA Fisheries Service announced today. The port of New Bedford, Mass., claimed the top spot for value of landings, bringing in $281.2 million in 2006. The total domestic commercial landings for 2006 were 9.5 billion pounds, valued at $4 billion.

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