Commercial fishing in the US hauled in 8.4 billion pounds of fish in 2021, valued at $4.7 billion.
Recreational fishing landed an estimated 1 billion fish with 65% released.
NOAA manages 460 different fish population stocks with over 90% not subject to overfishing in 2021.
Fish population stocks on the overfishing list remained steady at 26, while overfished population stocks slightly increased from 49 to 51.
Total landings were down by 10%, likely due to COVID-19 impacts.
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