Fast Facts / Aquaculture
The United States produced $1.5 billion worth of aquaculture seafood in 2017, and the top U.S. marine aquaculture species were oysters ($186 million), clams ($129 million), and Atlantic salmon ($61 million).
626 Million Pounds
The U.S. aquaculture industry produced 626 million pounds of seafood in 2017.
1.7 Million Jobs
In 2017, the country’s seafood industry supported 1.7 million jobs and contributed $212 billion in sales.