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Living on the Pacific Coast, we are blessed with an abundant local and sustainable seafood supply, with plenty to choose from: salmon, halibut, clams, oysters, scallops,  sablefish, sole, crabs, prawns, just to name a few!

You can head to your local grocery store, local fish store, farmers markets and even to the pier to buy freshly caught fish directly from the fishermen.

Not sure what to look for when buying fresh seafood? Check these freshness and quality tips from Seafood BC.

For a list of sustainable seafood, check Vancouver Aquarium’s Oceanwise program.

Looking for inspiring seafood recipes? Check these suggestions:

Lemon Pepper Baked Salmon

Salmon Spinach Quiche

Parmesan Crusted Scallop with Cream of Saffron Cauliflower Puree

Thai Basil Shrimp

Mussels in Cream

Creamy Trout and Vegetable Packet

Fish n’ Chips with Oikos Spicy Sauce and Lemon Dip

 

Canada’s Food Guide recommends eating at least two Food Guide Servings of fish per week. A Food Guide Serving of fish is 75g (2 ½ oz.) or 125 mL (½ cup) of cooked fish or shellfish. 

 

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