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Seasonality - Availability of North Carolina Seafood Varies According to the Season and Temperature

 

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Grouper, porgy, snapper, triggerfish and tuna are available throughout the year.

The best times for flounder are January through April and August to December.

Spring begins crab season - Eat soft shell blue crab in April and May. Hard shell blue crab is available April through October.

The great favorite, shrimp, is available from May or June until October or November. There are three types of shrimp in North Carolina: spotted, summer and white shrimp.

For more information check the NC Seafood Availability Chart