HMS fishery performance

HMS fishery landing and revenue, 2011 – 2020

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 $55 million during this period. This equates to between 6% and 8% of total ex-vessel revenue from all species.

Inflation-adjusted ex-vessel revenue by species group.

Landings and ex-vessel revenue by HMS FMP species

North Pacific albacore tuna

In 2020 albacore landings totaled 7,054 metric tons compared to 7,585 metric tons in 2019 while ex-vessel revenue was $24,494,352 and $27,838,197 respectively.

North Pacific albacore landings, mt (left), and revenue, current dollars, $1,000s (right).

Swordfish

In 2020 swordfish landings totaled 341 metric tons compared to 317 metric tons in 2019 while ex-vessel revenue was $1,694,032 and 1,641,607 respectively.

Swordfish landings, mt (left), and revenue, current dollars, $1,000s (right).

Tunas (other than albacore)

In 2020 landings of bigeye, bluefin, skipjack, and yellowfin tunas totaled 2,603 metric tons compared to 1,350 metric tons in 2019.

Landings of tunas, excluding albacore, metric tons.

In 2020 bigeye, bluefin, skipjack, and yellowfin tuna ex-vessel revenues totaled $7,081,920 compared to $6,025,640 metric tons in 2019.

Inflation-adjusted ex-vessel revenue from landings of tunas other than albacore.

Sharks

In 2020 landings of common thresher and shortfin mako sharks totaled 78 metric tons compared to 91 metric tons in 2019.
Landings of common thresher and shortfin mako sharks, metric tons

In 2020 ex-vessel revenue from common thresher and shortfin mako sharks totaled $115,994 compared to $140,051 in 2019.
Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue from common thresher and shortfin mako sharks.

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: 18, Harpoon: 15, Pelagic longline: 15, Purse Seine: 11, Surface Hook-and-Line Fishery for Albacore: 582.

No of vessels making HMS landings by fishery type.

Surface hook-and-line fishery for albacore

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2020 was $23,578,216 compared to $26,680,223 in 2019.

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue by the surface fishery for North Pacific albacore.

Large mesh drift gillnet fishery

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2020 was $374,335 compared to $383,508 in 2019.

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue by the large mesh drift-gillnet fishery.

Pelagic longline fishery

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2020 was $5,549,311 compared to $5,817,785 in 2019.

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue by the pelagic longline fishery.

HMS purse seine fishery

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2020 was $2,046,082 compared to $633,195 in 2019.

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue by the purse seine fishery for HMS.

Harpoon fishery

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2020 was $76,146 compared to $132,500 in 2019.

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue by the harpoon fishery for swordfish.