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COMMERCIAL FISHERIES

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TABLE 7. Cost of Vessels, by Length of Vessel and Year Purchased or Built:

1963

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Note: Data which cannot be shown without disclosing information for individual vessels have been combined with figures for other years purchased or built. A (D) appears in the line where the figure has been omitted and the combined figure is underlined and shown in the next year purchased or built.

Represents zero.
Craft with a gross tonnage of 5 tons or more.

TABLE 8. Receipts for Catch Sold, by Fishing Region of Sale: 1963

Part A. Fishing Region Summary

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Note: Table includes receipts of operators with paid employees only.

Represents zero. (D) withheld to avoid disclosing figures for individual companies. Fishing Regions correspond to those used by the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries, u.s. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of Interior. Regions are defined, as follows:

FISHING REGION DESCRIPTIONS

Fishing

MIDDLE ATLANTIC:

Delaware-entire State
New Jersey-entire State
New York-all counties except Cayuga, Chautauqua, Erie, Jefferson,

Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Oswego, and Wayne

GREAT LAKES:

Illinois-counties of Cook and Lake
Indiana-counties of Lake, La Porte, and Porter
Michigan-entire State
Minnesota-counties of Cook, Lac qui Parle, Lake, Lake of the Woods,

Roseau, and St. Louis
New York-counties of Cayuga, Chautauqua, Erie, Jefferson, Monroe,

Niagara, Orleans, Oswego, and Wayne
Ohio-entire State
Pennsylvania-entire State
Wisconsin-counties of Ashland, Bayfield, Brown; Door, Douglas,

Florence, Forest, Iron, Kenosha, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette,
Monroe, Oconto, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, and Vilas

CHESAPEAKE:

Maryland-entire State
Virginia-entire State

SOUTH ATLANTIC:
Florida-counties of Brevard, Broward, Dade, Duval, Flagler, Glades,

Hendry, Indian River, Martin, Nassau, Okeechobee, Palm Beach,

St. Johns, St. Lucie, and Volusia
Georgia-entire State
North Carolina-counties of Beaufort, Bertie, Brunswick, Camden,

Carteret, Chowan, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Hyde, New Hanover,
Onslow, Panlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Tyrrell,

and Washington
South Carolina-entire State

MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES:

Alabama-all counties except Baldwin and Mobile
Arkansas-entire State
Illinois-all counties except Cook and Lake
Indiana-all counties except Lake, La Porte, and Porter
Iowa-entire State
Kansas-entire State
Kentucky-entire State
Louisiana-all parishes except Cameron, Iberia, Jefferson,

Lafourche, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Mary, St. Tammany,

Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, and Vermilion
Minnesota-all counties except Cook, La qui Parle, Lake, Lake of the

Woods, Roseau, and St. Louis
Mississippi-all counties except Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson
Missouri-entire State
Mantana-entire State
Nebraska-entire State
North Carolina-all counties except Beaufort, Bertie, Brunswick,

Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Hyde,
New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans,

Pitt, Tyrrell, and Washington
Oklahoma-entire State
South Dakota-entire State
Tennessee-entire State
Texas-all counties except Aransas, Brazoria, Calhoun, Cameron,

Chambers, Galveston, Jackson, Jefferson, Kenedy, Kleberg,
Matagorda, Nueces, Orange, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria,

and Willacy
Wisconsin-all counties except Ashland, Bayfield, Brown, Door,

Douglas, Florence, Forest, Iran, Kenosha, Kewainee,
Manitowoc, Marinette, Monroe, Ocanto, Ozaukee, Racine,
Sheboygan,

GULF:

Alabama_counties of Baldwin and Mobile.
Florida-all counties except Brevard, Broward, Dade, Duval, Flagler,

Glades, Hendry, Indian River, Martin, Nassau, Okeechobee,

Palm Beach, St. Johns, St. Lucie, and Volusia
Louisiana-parishes of Cameron, Iberia, Jefferson, Lafourche,

Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa,

Terrebanne, and Vermilion
Mississippi-counties of Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson
Texas-counties of Aransas, Brazoria, Calhoun, Cameron, Chambers,

Galveston, Jackson, Jefferson, Kenedy, Kleberg, Matagorda,
Nueces, Orange, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria, and Willacy

PACIFIC:

Alaska-entire State
California-entire State
Oregan-entire State
Washington-entire State

HAWAII-entire State

and Vilas Wyoming-entire State

NEW ENGLAND:

Connecticut-enti'e State
Maine-entire State
Massachusetts-entire State
New Hampshire-entire State
Rhode Island -entire State

ALL OTHER STATES-includes all counties in the following States:

Arizana, Colorado, District of Columbia, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah, Vermont, and West Virginia.

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Appendix A

EXPLANATION OF TERMS

Commercial Fishing Operators—The total in. cludes all commercial fishing operators with or without paid employees, primarily engaged in commercial fishing. The two categories of fishing operators are defined, as follows:

Commercial fishing operators with paid
employees. Those companies or individ-
uals who operated vessels out of more
than one home port were required to sub-
mit a separate report for each home port.
Each such report was counted as an
operating unit. Other companies or indi-
viduals were counted as single operating
units regardless of the number of vessels
operated.
Commercial fishing operators without paid
employees.—This group consists of com-
mercial fishermen who filed income tax
returns as self-employed businessmen.
Each return was counted as an operating
unit.

ing operation. Respondents were told they could follow the definition of payrolls used for calculating the Federal withholding tax. The payroll includes all forms of compensation such as salaries, wages, shares, commissions, dismissal pay, all bonuses, vacation and sick leave pay, and compensation in kind, prior to such deductions as employees' Social Security contributions, withholding taxes, group insurance, union dues, and savings bonds. Payroll data exclude payments to proprietors or partners.

Payments to employees on vessels.This item is reported as follows: "By share" includes the amount of payments made to employees on vessels by the share method. "By all other methods" includes the amount of payments made to employees on vessels by methods other than share. Payments to employees not on vessels.This item includes the amount paid to employees not working on vessels, such as office workers and unloaders.

Employees—Employees are reported in two categories, as follows:

All employees. This category is the aver-
age of 12 monthly figures of all employees
engaged in the commercial fishing opera-
tion during the pay period nearest the
15th of each month. The number of pro-
prietors and partners is excluded from
these employee figures.
Fishermen, including share workers.
This category is the average of 12 monthly
figures of fishermen, including share
workers on commercial fishing vessels
during the pay period nearest the 15th of
the month.

Gross Receipts—Gross receipts includes gross value received by commercial fishing operators in 1963. It includes receipts for catch sold and all other receipts.

Receipts for catch sold.—This item in-
cludes gross value received for catch sold
before any deductions.
All other receipts.—All other receipts in-
clude the following: "Receipts from use
of vessel for other than fishing' which in-
cludes receipts for use of commercial fish-
ing vessel in secondary activities such as
hauling freight and sport fishing. "Re-
ceipts from activities other than from the
use of the vessel" which includes receipts
for nonfishing activities performed by
commercial fishing vessel operators, such
as the sale of nets and traps and the
maintenance services performed.

Payroll—The total includes the gross earnings paid in the calendar year 1963 to all employees on the payroll engaged in the commercial fish

Vessels and Boats—A vessel is defined as a craft with a gross tonnage of 5 tons or more; a boat is one of less than this tonnage.

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