Salmon is in fact considered seafood because simply put it comes from the sea. It is a freshwater fish that is enjoyed by millions of people all over the world every single day. This fish comes from the Salmonidae family and is also referred to as Salmo Salar. It has a pink flesh and is in fact classified as a type of seafood along with other kinds of fish like tuna, halibut, carp, shrimp, oysters, and many more.
There are two other types of fish in the same family as salmon and they are referred to as trout. Salmon are initially born in freshwater and eventually travel to the ocean, once again returning to freshwater to spawn or reproduce.