Living in a city like Vancouver, so close to one of the world’s most abundant supplies of fresh seafood can often make us forget that not everyone has direct access to a quality fish market. Fortunately, in today’s interconnected world market, people can easily gain access to a wide range of excellent seafood of all types, no matter where they live in the world.

Whether you live on the coast or if you are completely land locked, there are many alternative sources for fresh seafood outside of your local supermarket that are just a click away! Below, you’ll find a short list of five of the best online sources for fresh seafood that can help you get started on your search.


Wild Edibles Seafood Market

                  If you are in the market for a great selection of fresh seafood, the Wild Edibles Seafood Market, based out of the Grand Central Market in New York is a good place to start your search. This market offers a huge selection of fish, clams, shellfish available for individual or wholesale orders. This market has also been known to fill special orders for seafood not found on their online catalogue, so if you are in the market for something unique, this is a good place to start your search.


Pike’s Place Market

One of the most well-known fish markets in the world is Pike’s Place Market, located in Seattle, WA. They have spent many years building a reputation for the quality of their Pacific Salmon and Alaskan Crab. No matter how far away you may be from their West Coast base of operations, you can rely on the fact that your fish will be delivered as fresh as the day it was caught.

They also offer a number of great recipes and preparation tips on their website to inspire your next meal plan.


Keys Fisheries Market and Marina 

For folks looking for seafood from a specific region, Keys Fisheries offers a great selection of specialty seafood from the Caribbean Gulf such as lobster, pink shrimp, stone crab, grouper fish and virtually anything else you can find in that area. Their website is among one of the easiest to navigate, and in addition to their wide selection of Gulf specialties, they also offer quality prep equipment for all of your cooking and serving needs!


Gfresh Market

Gfresh is becoming one of the fastest growing online seafood markets. Seafood manufactures can create an online store in minutes and start selling to a larger market like China. You will have a fantastic selection of quality seafood products available at your fingertips, no matter where you are in the world.

Thanks to their regular online stock updates, you will never have to worry about the availability of the product you are searching for, which makes this site the ideal source for wholesalers looking to make regular purchases for restaurants or other seafood markets.


Browne Trading Company

If you are willing to pay top dollar for some of the best seafood available in the world, look no further than Maine-based Browne Trading Company. They offer a vast selection of high-end seafood such as smoked fish and caviar available in a wide range of quantities to facilitate the needs of the individual chef or a whole restaurant. No matter what high-end seafood products you are looking for, Brownes is sure to have it.