At Mariner’s Menu, you’ll find kitchen-tested seafood recipes and mouth-watering photos featuring local fish and shellfish.

Recipe PostersEasy Grilled Soft-Shell Crabs

Consumer Safety, Handling and Prep

Seafood Quality Guide

Quality Counts chart


Seafood Availability Chart

Seasonal Catch Cards

Understanding Shrimp

North Carolina harvests three species of shrimp. Learn more about them.

Seafood Directories

North Carolina has one of the most diverse seafood industries in the nation. Visit NC Catch’s seafood market list (PDF) for a seafood company near you.

Plus, tour the NC Oyster Trail for restaurants, markets, and farms that offer local shellfish.

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services also maintains a seafood directory.