Top 10 List for Seafood Consumption

American consumers ate 16.1 pounds of seafood per capita in 2018; up from 16.0 pounds, a smaller increase than 2017’s monster 1.1 pound jump. Americans are eating more fish now than they have in over a decade.

Meanwhile, shrimp keeps its crown as the most popular seafood item in America with a record-high 4.6 pounds eaten per capita.

Additionally, Americans are enjoying a greater variety of seafood, as fish from outside the Top 10 List continues to grow.