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8 Interesting Seafood Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Top Seafood Facts

Visiting Myrtle Beach, SC usually means a trip to a seafood restaurant – often multiple trips. While seafood is loved by so many beachgoers, there is a lot about seafood that not many people know. In this edition of our seafood blog, we look at eight of our favorite facts about seafood that are not well known.

Here are our top 8 interesting seafood facts:

  1. It is recommended that we consume seafood one to two times on a weekly basis.
  2. Eating seafood regularly can decrease the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease
  3. The oysters we eat and the oysters which produce pearls are two different types of oysters.
  4. Female blue crabs only mate one time during their lifetime.
  5. Crag legs and fish are incredibly rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, which can reduce the risk of stroke, heart attack and heart disease.
  6. One school of fish can contain millions of fish
  7. Fish can’t make sounds with their mouths, so they communicate by making sounds with other body parts.
  8. Calabash-style seafood was first created in Calabash, NC – just 30 miles north of Myrtle Beach, SC.