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Top Ten Species for All Coastal States in 2010
Rank Landing Weight Landed Value
SpeciesPounds SpeciesLanded Value
1 pollock, walleye 1,947,579,522 scallop, sea $455,693,743
2 menhaden, Atlantic 1,473,276,794 lobster, American $399,476,190
3 cod, Pacific 539,635,398 pollock, walleye $282,399,223
4 salmon, pink 372,557,379 salmon, sockeye $278,646,491
5 squid, California market 288,474,809 halibut, Pacific $206,958,364
6 salmon, sockeye 252,988,614 shrimp, white $201,834,033
7 sole, yellowfin 249,662,220 crab, blue $199,251,160
8 crab, blue 197,040,630 shrimp, brown $149,357,761
9 sardine, Pacific 145,916,027 cod, Pacific $146,940,754
10 mackerel, atka 145,205,708 crab, Dungeness $140,443,133
Top Ten Species for Maine in 2010
Rank Landing Weight Landed Value
SpeciesPounds SpeciesLanded Value
1 lobster, American 95,506,453 lobster, American $315,874,868
2 herring, Atlantic 56,522,237 clam, softshell $12,958,552
3 shellfish 15,769,297 herring, Atlantic $8,632,174
4 shrimp, marine, other 12,272,114 shrimp, marine, other $6,660,011
5 sea urchins 2,591,516 bloodworms $5,874,383
6 mussel, blue 2,581,996 sea urchins $5,489,830
7 clam, softshell 2,076,364 mussel, blue $2,071,404
8 pollock 1,640,351 oyster, eastern $2,066,195
9 finfishes, unc general 1,460,572 shellfish $1,900,144
10 crab, Atlantic rock 1,353,839 clam, ocean quahog $1,720,848