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Top Ten Species for All Coastal States in 2012
Rank Landing Weight Landed Value
SpeciesPounds SpeciesLanded Value
1 pollock, walleye 2,872,186,903 scallop, sea $558,809,255
2 menhaden, Atlantic 1,770,587,408 lobster, American $429,248,692
3 cod, Pacific 718,121,778 pollock, walleye $343,311,377
4 sole, yellowfin 313,340,998 shrimp, white $232,442,154
5 salmon, pink 235,305,761 salmon, sockeye $209,934,238
6 sardine, Pacific 220,150,703 cod, Pacific $186,595,472
7 squid, California market 214,663,854 crab, blue $183,518,201
8 salmon, sockeye 212,837,690 shrimp, brown $182,034,074
9 herring, Atlantic 190,509,672 crab, Dungeness $180,669,575
10 crab, blue 179,021,244 crab, snow $166,807,600
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