Atlantic Halibut

By Veronika Brzeski

Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) have both their eyes on the right side of their bodies and swim with the right side facing the surface. They are distinguished from other flat fish in the area by the concave tail and highly arched lateral line above the pectoral fin. The largest of the flatfish in Atlantic Canada,…

At sea sampling

By Veronika Brzeski

How sustainable is our fishery? There are many ways to assess sustainability of a fishery: some very sophisticated methodologies using complex data programs and fancy equipment and some much simpler but easier to understand methods. Small scale coastal fish harvesters who are “in touch” with their environment assess sustainability by their daily catch, and by the abundance of…

We are MSC Certified Sustainable!

By CB Lobster

Our lobster fishery has been certified sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council. This fishery joins an elite group of 259 MSC certified fisheries across the globe that are helping to ensure healthy marine ecosystems for the future.