October is National Seafood Month
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Fish Radio with Laine Welch] - October 1, 2018
This is Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Is your town celebrating seafood month?
October is National Seafood Month – a distinction proclaimed by Congress more than a quarter century ago to recognize one of our nation’s oldest industries.
Government figures show that nationwide, the seafood industry contributes $60 billion to the U.S. economy each year.
Pacific salmon, sea scallops, shrimp and lobster contributed the most to total revenue. For poundage, Alaska pollock, menhaden and Pacific salmon accounted for more than half of ...Full Story »