Cod - Sarasota County Extension

Cod - Sarasota County Extension

2011 Florida Seafood & Safety Webinar SeriesDr. Lisa Krimsky,Miami-Dade Sea Grant Extension Agentlkrimsky@ufl.eduSteve Theberge,Bay County Sea Grant Extension Agentstheberge@ufl.eduBryan Fluech,Collier County Sea Grant Extension

Hand raising andemotion functionsPolling function

Photo credit: Bryan Fluech, FSGOverview• Trends in U.S. seafood supply & consumption• Going local- benefits of purchasing Florida seafood• Resources for finding Florida seafood products

U.S. consumers spent anestimated $75.5 billion forfishery products in 2009.Source: NOAA

Photo credit: Katie Semon, NOAAHow many pounds of seafood did the averageAmerican eat in 2009?A. 10.5 lbB. 15.8 lbC. 23 lbD. 34.7 lb

2009 U.S. Annual Per Capita Seafood ConsumptionPounds15.8 LBS PER PERSON37 lbs*18U.S. Annual Per Capita Consumption of Commercial Seafood1980-2009171615Floridians14131211101980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010YearSource: NMFS

Source: National Fisheries InstituteWhat are Americans Eating?Rank 1990 20001 CannedTuna3.7(lbs)CannedTuna3.5(lbs)2 Shrimp 2.2 Shrimp 3.23 Cod 1.4 Pollock 1.64 Pollock 1.3 Salmon 1.65 Salmon 0.7 Catfish 1.12009Shrimp 4.1CannedTuna(lbs)2.5Salmon 2.04Pollock 1.454Tilapia 1.2086 Catfish 0.7 Cod 0.87 Clams 0.6 Clams 0.58 Flatfish 0.6 Crabs 0.49 Crabs 0.3 Flatfish 0.410 Scallops 0.3 Scallops 0.3Catfish .849Crab 0.594Cod 0.419Clams 0.413Pangasius 0.356

RankUSFloridaWhat are12009Shrimp2007ShrimpFloridians eating?2CannedTunaSalmon3SalmonTilapia4PollockClams5TilapiaGrouper6Catfish7Crab8Cod9ClamsPhoto credit: Bryan Fluech, FSG10PangasiusAdapted from FDACS Florida Seafood Study Survey Overview 2007

Photo credit: Katie Semons, NOAAWhat percentage of seafood consumed byAmericans in 2009 was caught/raised in theUnited States?A.16%B.34%C.65%D.84%

Billions of lbsIncreasing Trend in Seafood Imports$13.1Billion$4BillionYearSource: NOAA

Growing Local Food MovementSource: Environmental Social


Where isFlorida seafoodcaught/raised?Source:

Source: UN/FAOSustainability• U.S. seafood must meet national standards– Magnuson-Stevens Fishery and Conservation Management Act• Regional, state regulations

Nutrition and Safety• High quality, freshproducts• Part of a well-balancedheart-healthy diet– 2 servings a week• Federal, state, localsafety regulations

Florida’s Rich Fishing HeritageSource:

Economic Impact• 2009 dockside value: $145 million• $1 billion annual economicimpact statewide– Processors, wholesalers, retailers– Employees over 30,000 peoplethroughout the stateSource: FDACSPhoto credits: Bryan Fluech, FSG

Photo credits: Bryan Fluech, FSGSupport of Local IndustriesSource: investing in fishermen, a shareholder helps to strengthen the local community.

Tips• Buy from reputable dealers• Talk to your fish mongers• Choose a variety of seafoodto consume• “seafood seasons” -seek outpreferred alternatives when localis not available– Regional– Domestic

Finding Florida Seafood

NOAA’sFish Watch

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