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FDA is responsible for ensuring that the nation's seafood supply, both domestic and imported, is safe, sanitary, wholesome, and honestly labeled. This page provides access to content about seafood, including fish and shellfish, from across the Food section of FDA.gov. Grouped according to target audiences, these links include access to up-to-date consumer information and advice, guidance documents, regulation, and science and research content.



Consumer Resources on Seafood

This section provides updates and information about seafood safety for consumers.


Seafood Industry Resources

This section provides information about seafood guidance, regulations imports and exports.

Videos & Recordings

Establishing a Regulatory Partnership Arrangement with the FDA

Establishing a Regulatory Partnership Arrangement with the FDA (Video)

A Regulatory Partnership Arrangement allows the FDA to work with foreign country regulators on food safety. There are five steps to creating these partnerships in order to maximize the safety of imported foods for U.S. consumers.

Lifecycle of a Shrimp

Lifecycle of a Shrimp (Video)

An animated video explaining the lifecycle of a shrimp from the early life stages of the shrimp to inspection, sampling, and assessment before crossing U.S. borders, to making its way to the consumer.

Scientists & Researchers

Seafood Information for Scientists and Researchers

This section provides information about research, methods, data, and other scientific content.

Additional Resources


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