Mississippi, Gulf of Mexico and United States commercial menhaden fishing

Commercial Menhaden Fishing corresponds to economic sector 114111 in the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS). Menhaden Fishing comprises establishments primarily engaged in the commercial catching or taking of menhaden from their natural habitat.

The annual menhaden landings in Mississippi, the Gulf of Mexico states and United States (in million pounds) and landing values (in million dollars at current prices) are shown in the figures below.

Source of raw data: NOAA Fisheries.

Posadas, B.C. 2018. Economic Contributions of the MS Seafood Industry by Major Species in 2015. MSU Extension Publication 3194 and Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Publication MASGP-17-070. Mississippi State University, Mississippi.

Posadas, B. C. 2017. Commercial Menhaden Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico States. Mississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 7, No. 13. July 13, 2017.