The bait merchant wholesalers are included in the NAICS code 424990 or “other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers” in the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS, 2011). This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of nondurable goods. The number of employees working in these establishments in the Gulf of Mexico from 2001 to present are shown below.
Source of raw data: EMSI. https://e.economicmodeling.com.