US seafood catch hits 17-year high
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The U.S. seafood catch reached a 17-year high last year, with all fishing regions of the country showing increases in both the volume and value of their harvests. Commercial fishermen last year caught 10.1 billion pounds (4.58 billion kilograms) of fish and shell-fish valued at a record $5.3 billion, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. That's a 23 percent increase in catch by weight and a 17 percent increase in value over 2010.
US seafood catch hits 17-year high. (2012, September 21). Malaya Business Insight, p. A5.
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