5 Ways to Add More Seafood to Your Family’s Diet
Eating U.S. seafood is good for our economy and our planet, but it's also important for your health! We've shared some creative ways to make sure you meet the Dietary Guidelines of at least two servings of seafood a week.
9 Seafood Recipes That Will Take Your Taste Buds on Vacation
One of the best things about vacation is the chance to explore new foods. Fortunately, you don’t need a travel itinerary to transport your taste buds to new locales.
The Future of Fish Feed May Lie in Insects, Mold, and Algae
Innovations in recent decades have reduced the amount of fish products in aquaculture feed. New research could replace them altogether.
The Economic Importance of Seafood
The U.S. seafood industry is a powerful economic driver. Invest in jobs and the economy by eating more seafood.
Blue Catfish: Invasive and Delicious
A new management strategy in the Chesapeake Bay aims to put blue catfish on your plate.
Meet the Fishermen Involved in Cooperative Research
Partnerships and collaborations with our region’s commercial fishing industry help us better understand ocean ecosystems and improve fisheries management. Meet a few of our cooperative research partners making that happen.
Seafood Stories: Celebrate Seafood Month in the Pacific Islands Region
October is National Seafood Month. In the Pacific Islands region, our connection to seafood is deeply rooted in our diverse island cultures.
FishWatch Promo, featuring Chris Brown
New England commercial fishermen, Chris Brown, talks about FishWatch.
Seafood Soundbites: What Does Sustainable Mean?
What does the term “sustainable fisheries” mean and why should it be important to you when buying fish? How do you know if your fish is sustainably caught? Watch this short video to learn more.
Seafood – Something for Everyone
From finfish to shellfish, Americans love seafood, and it’s easy to see why. Celebrate October’s National Seafood Month by watching this delicious video.
Seafood Soundbites: Where Does Your Seafood Come From?
See how QR code tags on seafood allow you to trace information about where your seafood was caught, the name of the boat, the name of the fisher and recipes on how to cook the fish. Traceability ensures you’re getting high quality U.S. seafood.
Seafood Soundbites: How Do You Shuck an Oyster?
Do you know how to shuck an oyster? John Paul Sebatier and Johnny of Rappahannock Oyster Bar in Washington D.C. demonstrate the Chesapeake stab method of shucking oysters.
Seafood Soundbites: How Do You Know if Your Fish is Fresh?
How fresh is that fish you're buying? A few helpful tips on eyeing fish freshness are offered up by John Rorapaugh, "Seafood Evangelist" with ProFish in Washington, D.C.
Journey to Sustainable Fisheries – MSA Turns 40
How did the United States get to where it is today with sustainable fisheries? Through 40 years of the Magnuson-Stevens Act.
Get to Know Your Seafood
Get to know your seafood from ocean to plate. Our video explores the journey your seafood makes to get to your plate.
Healthy Habitat: Key to U.S. Seafood and Fisheries
Watch this short video to learn more about the important role healthy habitat serves as the foundation of America’s seafood and fisheries and what NOAA is doing to conserve habitat to rebuild fisheries.
Getting Back to Local – Your Fishermen and Seafood
Bistro Owner Evan Mallett explains how purchasing local, sustainable seafood, both wild and farmed, has been a boon to his business. Bistro patrons get the freshest seafood and local fishermen are supported by their community.
Marine Aquaculture: A Promising Future
Marine aquaculture creates new opportunities for commercial fishermen who are beginning to look to aquaculture as a complement to their fishing activities.
The Great American Surfclam
Surfclams support a multimillion-dollar fishery along the East Coast and are the most important commercial clam species harvested in our waters. Find out what makes the surfclam fishery a model of sustainability.
Sustainable Seafood – A U.S. Success Story
The United States is a recognized global leader in responsibly managed fisheries and sustainable seafood. And you can help too! This video introduces consumers to FishWatch.gov, which provides easy-to-understand, science-based facts to help users make smart, sustainable seafood choices.
The ABCs of Stock Assessment
Watch our new sketch animation video, which tackles the often-misunderstood topic of stock assessments. Learn more about how we balance data and uncertainty in our approach to stock assessments.
NOAA Fisheries Disclaimer for External Links
The appearance of this icon denotes a link external to the Federal Government domain. The appearance of external links on this website does not constitute endorsement by NOAA Fisheries of the websites or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than government authorized activities, NOAA Fisheries does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations.