Dutch Harbor remains the nations top fishing port
Dutch Harbor-Unalaska held onto the title of the nation’s top fishing port for the 15th year in a row, with over 700 million pounds of fish and crab crossing the docks there last year, a 36% increase from 2010. New Bedford, Massachusetts remained as the priciest port with landings, mostly scallops, worth nearly $370 million at the docks. Dutch Harbor ranked second again for seafood value at $207 million, an increase of $44 million
The numbers come from the annual Fisheries of the United States Report just released by NOAA Fisheries. Overall, the report paints a healthy picture of th...