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Viking Village
Viking Village
Box 458
1801 Bayview Ave
Barnegat Light
New Jersey 08006
609-494-0113
Fax 361-9536
 NETFISH

 Netters are working .


Spiny Dogfish and Skatewings are available.







Wednesday....  Nov 14, 2018
Apr. 2018​
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Scalloping video
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Longline video
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Netfishing video
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Scallopers are fishing.
What was being caught and 
where back to 1950


​NilsStolpe@fishnet-USA.com. 
SCALLOPS      


Frozen 20/30 Scallops are on hand.

Dayboat 20/30 Scallops are also available.




LONGLINE

  The F/V's Frances Anne, 
Monica and  Alexandria Dawn  are fishing for Swordfish and Tuna.


Viking Village 
has been certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) for chain of custody seafood traceability 
and sustainable seafood harvesting.




​What is the status of commercial fishing in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone, the waters from 3 to 200 miles off our coastline? Generally speaking – something that the “bureaucrats in charge” have developed a great deal of facility in doing - it’s pretty good. Since the National Marine Fisheries Service started getting serious about tracking commercial landings (or at making those landings readily accessible) in 1950, the total weight of our domestic landings has increased from 4.9 billion to 9.8 billion pounds. The value of those landings, when corrected for inflation, has increased from $3.3 billion to $5.2 billion, almost as good.
Obviously this is welcome news for the fishing industry as a whole and for many people in or economically dependent upon the industry. But what does it mean to the individual fishermen, dock owners, wholesalers, retailers and restauranteurs, and the tens of thousands of people whose jobs depend on locally produced seafood? 

It would be a really big job to track the annual landings’ weights and values of all of these species for over seventy years, and the final result would be a huge amount of data that at best would be cumbersome to use. What I’ve done instead is track the landings’ weights and inflation corrected values for every reported species for every fifth year starting in 1950 and made them available in a downloadable spreadsheet at http://www.fishnet-usa.com/Landings 5 yr.xlsx. (the weights in the year caught are from the NMFS Commercial Landings database at https://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/commercial-fisheries/commercial-landings/annual-landings/index *and the values were corrected for inflation using the U.S. Bureau of Statistics inflation calculator at https://www.bls.gov/data/inflation_calculator.htm. There were 221species listed in 1950 and have increased from then on).


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