NOAA: Seafood Consumption Fell in 2011

WASHINGTON — The typical person only ate 15 pounds of seafood products last year, 0.8 pound less than in 2010, according to a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Commission.

A record amount of seafood products were caught in 2011, but consumer consumption still declined. U.S. commercial fisherman caught 10.1 billion pounds of fish last year — $5.3 billion’s worth and the most in 17 years.

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