1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
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The value of Tasmania's seafood exports (fish, crustaceans and molluscs) was $174.9m in 2001-02. This was 7.3% of the value of Tasmania's exports. Abalone (fresh, frozen or dried) was Tasmania's main seafood export by value, 29.4% of seafood exports; followed by Abalone (prepared or preserved) at 27.4%, and Lobsters and other sea crawfish (23.0%).

SEAFOOD EXPORTS(a), Tasmania - 2001-02

Gross weight
Value(b)

tonnes
$’000

Fish (live, fresh, chilled or frozen)
5,187
32,832
Lobsters and other sea crawfish
885
40,264
Abalone (fresh, frozen or dried)
1,256
51,401
Abalone (prepared or preserved)
799
47,984
Other (includes prepared or preserved)
161
2,403
Total(c)
8,288
174,885

(a) Fish, crustaceans and molluscs.
(b) Free on board (f.o.b).
(c) Estimates have been rounded and minor discrepancies may occur between sums of component items and totals.

Source: ABS data available on request, International Trade database.




This section contains the following subsection :
        Destination of seafood exports

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