SEAFOOD CONSUMPTION IS ON THE RISE

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Tuna again topped the list as the nation's most-consumed seafood item in the annual poll of the "Top 10" species eaten by Americans.Statistics released by the National Fisheries Institute placed domestic tuna consumption during 1998 at 3.4 pounds per capita, followed by shrimp at 2.8 pounds, Alaska pollock, salmon, catfish, cod, crabs, flounder and sole, clams and, finally, oysters

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Tuna again topped the list as the nation's most-consumed seafood item in the annual poll of the "Top 10" species eaten by Americans.

Statistics released by the National Fisheries Institute placed domestic tuna consumption during 1998 at 3.4 pounds per capita, followed by shrimp at 2.8 pounds, Alaska pollock, salmon, catfish, cod, crabs, flounder and sole, clams and, finally, oysters at .227 pounds.

NFI officials said total consumption of these species increas

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