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Year: 1997 State or Census Area: Residents of Other States & Countries City: All Cities
Part 1: Number of Vessels and Percentages (1) (2)
  Number of Vessels Percentage of Total Vessels
Total Number of Vessels 420 100%
       
Engines    
  Diesel 228 54.3
  Gas 173 41.2
Refrigeration 79 18.8
Registered for a Salmon Net Area 167 39.8
Company or Partnership Owned Vessels 135 32.1
Hull Type    
  Aluminum 173 41.2
  Concrete 1 0.2
  Fiberglass/Plastic 155 36.9
  Iron/Steel/Alloy 47 11.2
  Rubber 9 0.0
  Wood 33 7.9
Type of Activity (3)    
  Freezer/Canner 6 1.4
  Tender/Packer 61 14.5
  Guided Sport (Charter) 116 27.6
  Comercial Fishing 266 63.3
Gear(s) Intended to be Used (3)    
  Diving Gear 1 0.2
  Fish Wheel 0 0.0
  Gill Net - Drift 139 33.1
  Gill Net - Herring 30 7.1
  Gill Net - Set 16 3.8
  Longline 67 16.0
  Mechanical Jig 7 1.7
  Pot Gear 28 6.7
  Ring Net 0 0.0
  Scallop Dredge 6 1.4
  Seine - Purse Seine 51 12.1
  Seine - Beach Seine 1 0.2
  Trawl - Beam 3 0.7
  Trawl - Double Otter 1 0.2
  Trawl - Otter 6 1.4
  Trawl - Pair Trawl 1 0.2
  Troll - Dinglebar 0 0.0
  Troll - Hand 16 3.8
  Troll - Power 14 3.3
  Other Gear Types 73 17.4

Year: 1997 State or Census Area: Residents of Other States & Countries City: All Cities
Part 2: Averages (1)
  Average (Mean) Median Skewness Number of Vessels Represented (Percentage of Total) (4)
Year Built 1981 1982 -1.9 412 (98.1 %)
Age (in the year 1997) 16 yrs.        
Number of Gear Types per Vessel 1.5 1.0 6.0 309 (73.6 %)
Horsepower 292.2 hp 250.0 3.4 395 (94.0 %)
Fuel Tank Capacity 1,856.1 gal. 300.0 14.6 333 (79.3 %)
Hold Tank Capacity 1,565.8 cu. ft. 420.0 4.1 193 (46.0 %)
Live Tank Capacity 2,055.8 cu. ft. 1,003.0 1.0 33 (7.9 %)
Length 36.2 ' 32.0 2.6 420 (100.0 %)
Length by Hull Type          
  Aluminum 25.4 ' 20.0 2.2 173 (41.2 %)
  Concrete 42.0 ' 42.0 . 1 (0.2 %)
  Fiberglass/Plastic 32.6 ' 32.0 1.1 155 (36.9 %)
  Iron/Steel/Alloy 79.6 ' 76.0 2.3 47 (11.2 %)
  Rubber 15.4 ' 16.0 0.1 9 (2.1 %)
  Wood 54.0 ' 36.0 0.9 33 (7.9 %)

FOOTNOTES: (Please see report description for complete information!)

(1) Please read the Report Description for a detailed explanation of the vessels represented in this report and those excluded due to a licensing exemption.

(2) This report is based on information provided on vessel license application forms. The information may contain omissions or errors. If information is omitted (unknown) the sum of the vessels in the category will be less than the total number of vessels. For example, the sum of the vessels by hull type will be less than the total number of vessels in the area if this information not been provided on all applications.

(3) Vessels can be used for more than one activity and can use multiple gear types. As a result, in these categories a vessel may be counted multiple times. Some vessels may not be counted at all if the activity or gear information was not provided on the vessel license application.

(4) The Number of Vessels Represented is the number of vessels used to calculate the average, median, and skewness. Since the vessel application may contain omissions, not all vessels can be used when developing this information. A low percentage of the total vessels indicates that the figure comes from a very small group and may not be representative of the area's fleet.

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