No matter how you slice it, salmon is the fresh seafood superstar at US retail.

In fact, in October the $237 million (€209 million) in fresh salmon sales accounted for more than 40 percent of the total $584 million (€516 million) in fresh seafood sales during the month, according to new data released by IRI and analyzed by Texas-based market research firm 210 Analytics.

Sales of fresh salmon are 13.1