How Much To Buy?

How much should you buy?  It's the first question you need to ask yourself before purchasing seafood.  Here are some handy tips for planning your menu.  Please see our edibility chart to determine the taste and style of different fish, seafood storage tips, and our seafood nutrition information.

Seafood Amount per Person
Cooked crabmeat, cooked lobster meat, surimi seafoods, cooked and peeled shrimp, raw scallops, raw cleaned squid 1/4 to 1/3 lb. 
Whole or round fish 3/4 to 1 lb. 
Dressed or clean fish 1/2 to 3/4 lb. 
Fillets and steaks 1/3 to 1/2 lb. 
Live lobster 1 to 2 lb. 
Crabs 1-2 lb.
Mussels 12-15
Oysters  6-12 (depending on size)
Clams 12 (depending on size)