Oregon State University

About Seafood

According to the National Marine Fisheries Service, the 10 most consumed types of seafood in the United States (2013) are:

  • Catfish
  • Crab
  • Clams
  • Pollock
  • Pangasius (Iridescent catfish)
  • Cod
  • Shrimp
  • Salmon
  • Canned Tuna
  • Tilapia


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This is the link for the NFI Chart.   For more information, we've provided the following links:

AboutSeafood is brought to you by the National Fisheries Institute and its members to provide you with seafood recipes and health and nutritional information about seafood.   

Oregon Albacore Commission provides information about the fishery, consumer information, recipes, and information about Omega-3's and Mercury.

Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission provides information about the fishery, consumer information and recipes.

Oregon Salmon Commission provides information about salmon and the fishery.

NOAA's Fish Watch provides information on seafood - from the science behind it, to sustainability.

Blue Ocean Institute provides information on many species of seafood, including a guide to sushi.

Seafood Network Information Center addresses seafood safety and quality information needs, along with a full selection of recipes

FoodSafety.gov provides information on seafood selection, serving, and safety.

Seafood.com is a news service directed to the seafood industry.

The Monterey Bay Aquarium provides seafood recipes, by fish and by chef.

Tom Vidra, at the blog E.A.T.,  shows how to shuck and serve raw oysters

Contact Info

Copyright ©  2018 Oregon State University


2030 SE Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR  97365
Tel:  541 867-0230
(at the Hatfield 
Marine Science Center)


2001 Marine Drive, Room 253
Astoria, OR  97103
503 325-4531
(at the Seafood Research 
& Education Center)