November 15, 2023Get Ready for Thanksgiving with Virginia Seafood!
November is Virginia Oyster Month but don’t forget about the wide variety of Virginia Seafood when preparing for Thanksgiving. Virginia has over 50 different commercial targeted seafood species, many of which are available fresh year-round, and all of them available frozen year-round. Some of the most valuable landed species include Hard Clams, Blue Crab, Sea Scallops, Rockfish, and Blue Catfish. Virginia leads the entire nation in Hard Clam production! Blue Crab, Sea Scallops, and Rockfish are traditional delicious staples of Virginia Seafood. Blue Catfish is an invasive species to Virginia, but its diet leads to it having a sweet fresh taste and its abundance makes it perfect to serve at gatherings. Follow this link to find seafood retailers near you.