Americans eating less seafood than in 2015

Published on
November 2, 2017

The estimated U.S. consumption of fish and shellfish was 14.9 pounds (6.8kg) in 2016, representing a decrease of 0.6 pounds (272g) compared to the previous year, according to NOAA Fisheries’ new Fisheries of the United States 2016 report.

The decline is attributed to small decreases in the consumption of fresh and frozen seafood and canned seafood. However, the report highlights that the overall reduction follows three years of increases in total consumption... 

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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