US seafood supplier American Seafoods Group has announced third quarter net sales for the period ended 30 September 2002 of US$72.9m, an increase of 35.3% compared to $53.9m for the same period in the prior year The company's EBITDA (net income before net interest expense, income tax benefit or provision, depreciation, amortisation, unrealised foreign exchange gains or losses and non-cash equity-based compensation) increased 43.8% for the quarter to $20.9m compared to $14.6m during the same period in the prior year.