Current HMS SAFE Report: Commercial Fishery Performance


Commercial Fishery Performance, 2009 – 2018

HMS Landings and Revenue Compared to Other Species Groups

The graph below shows ex-vessel revenue by species groups over the last 10 years. For HMS this has varied from $35 million to $54 million during this period. This equates to between 6.13% and 8.38% of total ex-vessel revenue from all species.

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North Pacific Albacore Tuna Landings and Ex-Vessel Revenue

In 2018 albacore landings totaled 6,951 metric tons compared to 7,467 metric tons in 2017 while ex-vessel revenue was $24,930,773 and $35,635,642 respectively.

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Swordfish Landings and Ex-vessel Revenue

In 2018 swordfish landings totaled 615 metric tons compared to 686 metric tons in 2017 while ex-vessel revenue was $3,279,572 and 4,038,912 respectively.

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Tunas (Other than Albacore)

Landings

In 2018 landings of bigeye, bluefin, skipjack, and yellowfin tunas totaled 3,221 metric tons compared to 2,795 metric tons in 2017.

Ex-vessel Revenue

In 2018 bigeye, bluefin, skipjack, and yellowfin tuna ex-vessel revenues totaled $7,073,542 compared to $6,779,563 metric tons in 2017.

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Sharks

Landings

In 2018 landings of common thresher and shortfin mako sharks totaled 74 metric tons compared to 104 metric tons in 2017. 

Ex-vessel Revenue

In 2018 ex-vessel revenue from common thresher and shortfin mako sharks totaled $125,599 compared to $181,736 in 2017. 

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Landings and Participation by Fishery

Participation (number of vessels)

For this 10-year period the annual average numbers of vessels participting in these fisheries are DGN: 22, Harpoon: 17, Pelagic longline: 12, Purse Seine: 10, Surface Hook-and-Line Fishery for Albacore: 622.

Surace Hook-and-Line Fishery for Albacore

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2018 was $24,929,536 compared to $35,372,920 in 2017.

Large Mesh Drift Gillnet Fishery

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2018 was $834,173 compared to $1,007,447 in 2017.

Pelagic Longline Fishery

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2018 was $6,109,164 compared to $6,191,178 in 2017.

HMS Purse Seine Fishery

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2018 was $2,426,006 compared to $2,739,210 in 2017.

Harpoon Fishery

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2018 was $6,109,164 compared to $320,174 in 2017.

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