The Mi`gwitetm`81 being unloaded
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Ice Conditions 2014

Ice conditions in the gulf are in high density and will determine when some fisheries will...

2014 Fishing season is about to start

We are about to start our 2014 fishing season and here are a few starting dates for the...

The Mi`gwitetm`81 being unloaded
Snow crab traps being loaded
Ice Conditions 2014
2014 Fishing season is about to start

Turbot (Greenland Halibut)

Listuguj Fisheries:

Listuguj fishes Turbot in the Anticosti area 4RS at a quota of 158 732 lbs. Turbot is fished using 150 nets. 

General:

The Greenland halibut is a deepwater flatfish which is known to many people under many names.This marine fish is similar to the common or Atlantic halibut, except that it is much smaller (reaching a maximum size of 120 centimetres and a weight of 25 kilograms). The upper side is also darker in colour.Greenland halibut thrive in the cold, northern waters ofthe Pacific and Atlantic oceans, and is most plentiful wherever there are rich stocks of sea prawn.

Fisheries:

Turbot is highly prized as a food fish for its delicate flavour, and is also known as breet, britt or butt. It is a valuable commercial species, acquired through aquaculture and trawling.

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