Economic Contributions of Seafood Retailing in Mississippi and Alabama

Sector Definition

The seafood-retailing sector corresponds to the “fish and seafood markets” and “restaurant establishments” serving seafood products. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS, 2011) code 445220 or “fish and seafood markets” comprises establishments primarily engaged in retailing fresh, frozen, or cured fish and seafood products. The eating and drinking places sector includes “full-service restaurants” and limited-service restaurants” in the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS, 2011). 

  • NAICS code 722110 or “full-service restaurants” industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing food services to patrons who order and are served while seated (i.e., waiter/waitress service) and pay after eating. 

  • NAICS code 722211 or “limited-service restaurants” industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing food services (except snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars) where patrons generally order or select items and pay before eating. 

fishSource of raw data: NOAA Fisheries.

fishSource of raw data: NOAA Fisheries. 

Sectoral Economic Contributions of the Seafood Industry
Economic Contributions by Major Species
Links to the Economic Contributions in the U.S., Alabama, and Mississippi