Americans consumed 15.8 pounds of seafood per capita in restaurants and at home in 2009, down 1.25 percent from 16 pounds apiece the year before, according to the National Fisheries Institute. At the same time, they ate more salmon, Alaska Pollock and Tilapia in 2009 than they did a year earlier, while shrimp again proved to be the giant favorite among domestic shell-and-finned food fanciers, the McLean, Va.-based trade group said. NFI officials said that while per-capita consumption ...

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