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N.C. seafood tonnage down again, but values increase in 2013

For the third year in a row, commercial tonnage of seafood was down in 2013, partially due to shoaling at Oregon Inlet, while dockside values were up, the  says. Commercial fishermen sold 50 million pounds of fish and shellfish at state docks in 2013, a 12 percent decrease from 2012 and 21 percent less than the five-year average, according to the division’s Trip Ticket Program. Read more here  11:07