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The Eastern Shore is seafood country. Surrounded by both the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, fish and shellfish have been part of the regions culinary culture for centuries. photo For the tens of thousands of visitors who come to the shore each year, eating seafood is an important part of their travel experience. And for those who are fortunate to live on the Eastern Shore, enjoying seafood is just part of the quality of life of here.

Regardless of whether you live here or are just visiting, buying, preparing and eating seafood should be fun, engaging, and a healthy part of living. Consumers have a lot of seafood products to choose from, literally from around the world. You want to make the smartest purchase to insure a healthy and happy dining experience. The more you know about seafood,
the better buyer you will become.

This site is a consumer guide to Eastern Shore seafood whether it comes directly from a boat, dock or local fish market. We have some of the best fish and shellfish in the world right here in this region, with lots of seafood product choices. Sourcing, buying and preparing locally harvested Eastern Shore seafood should be part of the adventure of eating it!