- Associated Press - Thursday, March 5, 2015

ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) - Maine’s catch for 2014 broke the state record in dollar value at $585 million, largely due to an unexpected surge in the value of its famous lobster. The Maine Department of Marine Resources provided this breakdown on the total pounds and value of the catch over the last two years.

LOBSTERS

2013 catch: 127.8 million pounds

2014 catch: 123.7 million pounds

2013 value: $370.3 million

2014 value: $456.9 million

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SOFTSHELL CLAMS

2013 catch: 2.3 million pounds

2014 catch: 2 million pounds

2013 value: $18.1 million

2014 value: $19.2 million

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SCALLOPS

2013 catch: 505,838 pounds

2014 catch: 584,173 pounds

2013 value: $5.7 million

2014 value: $7.5 million

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COD

2013 catch: 286,299 pounds

2014 catch: 403,351 pounds

2013 value: $736,154

2014 value: $881,721

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