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Blue Crab Season is on the Horizon!

Great news commercial Blue Crab season is right around the corner! The season opens on March 17th so make sure you have suppliers lined up so you don’t miss out … More »

Virginia Sea Scallops

It is never a bad time of year for some tender and sweet Virginia Sea Scallops! While fish are often named after objects they resemble, in the case of the … More »

Are You Ready for Soft-Shells?

It’s never too early to start thinking about Soft-Shell season! According to folklore, the soft-shell season is traditionally marked with the first full moon in May. At that time, the … More »

Blue Crab Season is Here!

  Blue Crab season has officially begun, so we thought this would be a perfect time to tell you a little bit more about this delicious species. The translation of … More »

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Virginia Seafood Commercial Landing Figures 2019

LANDINGS AND VALUE OF TOP 20 VIRGINIA SPECIES 2019 Species Poundage Dollar Value Eastern Oyster 3,434,635 $39,544,110.00 Blue Crab 28,729,190 $35,057,862.00 Sea Scallops 3,898,803 $34,983,183.00 Menhaden 332,511,812 $26,921,609.00 Clams 3,773,220 … More »

Facts About the Virginia Seafood Industry 2019

FACTS ABOUT THE VIRGINIA SEAFOOD INDUSTRY 2019 The Virginia seafood industry is one of the oldest industries in the United States and one of the Commonwealth’s largest. The Virginia Institute … More »