Alaska’s 2017 salmon harvest concludes at 224 million fish, USD 678 million

Published on
October 10, 2017

Although a few fish are still being caught, the majority of Alaska’s commercial wild salmon fisheries have ended with the 2017 catch estimated at 224.6 million fish, according to preliminary harvest figures compiled by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G).

In value terms, ADF&G said this equates to an estimated ex-vessel value of USD 678.8 million (EUR 577.7 million), which represents a 66.7 percent increase on last year’s value and makes this year’s…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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