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Top Ten Species for Texas in 2016
Rank Landing Weight Landed Value
SpeciesPounds SpeciesLanded Value
1 shrimp, brown 38,319,287 shrimp, brown $96,467,598
2 shrimp, white 23,517,025 shrimp, white $54,351,321
3 crab, blue 4,990,124 oyster, eastern $15,914,836
4 oyster, eastern 2,902,857 snapper, red $10,480,379
5 snapper, red 2,369,275 crab, blue $6,413,704
6 drum, black 1,973,214 shrimp, marine, other $4,429,934
7 shrimp, marine, other 1,183,461 drum, black $2,266,281
8 grouper, yellowedge 325,225 grouper, yellowedge $1,419,322
9 tilefish, golden 202,191 finfishes, unc bait and animal food $889,758
10 snapper, vermilion 188,308 tilefish, golden $600,663
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