The Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Author:Gallion, Mari
Position:INSIDE ALASKA BUSINESS
 
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The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has completed compilation of preliminary values for the 2013 commercial salmon fishery. Powered by a record pink salmon harvest of 219 million fish, this year's harvest ranks as the second most valuable on record. At $691.1 million, 2013 is only exceeded by the 1988 harvest value of $724 million. In addition to setting a record for pink salmon, the total number of salmon harvested also set a new record at 272 million fish.

Sockeye salmon narrowly held onto its position as the most valuable salmon species harvested in Alaska's commercial salmon...

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