Province Icons2 11 Redfish Atlantic Coast Newfoundland Labrador


Also known as: Ocean Perch

Navigating the cool waters off Canada's Atlantic coast, particularly in regions like Newfoundland and Labrador, is where you’ll find the vibrant redfish. Sometimes called "ocean perch" or "rosefish," this species is easily identifiable by its striking red to orange-red hue.

The flavour profile of redfish is mild and slightly sweet. It has a medium-firm texture that appeals to both seafood novices and fans alike. Its subtle taste makes it versatile for various culinary explorations, but it's delicious even in its simplest forms.

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Health Benefits of Redfish

  • Bone Strength: Redfish is a source of Vitamin D, which enhances calcium and phosphorus absorption, fostering the formation and maintenance of robust bones and teeth.

  • Brain & Energy Vitality: As an excellent source of vitamin B12 and a source of omega-3 fatty acids and choline, redfish may play a role in red blood cell formation and energy metabolism and support the normal physical development of the brain, eyes and nerves primarily in children under two.
  • Antioxidant & Muscle Wellness: As an excellent source of selenium and a source of Vitamin E and magnesium, redfish may contribute to muscle function and offers potent antioxidant protection against oxidative stress

Other Species

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Truly a gourmet fish, the flaky flesh has a buttery taste and a silky texture that will coat your mouth with incredible flavour.

  • Source of vitamin A

  • Assists muscle function

  • Excellent source of niacin

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Several species of crab are caught in Canadian waters, all of which are healthy and delicious. Succulent crab meat is exceptional in dips, soups, and more.

  • Contains antioxidants

  • May aid brain development

  • Source of omega-3s

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One of Canada’s tastiest freshwater fish, the fillets are excellent for pan-searing but also firm enough for the barbecue.

  • Good source of vitamin D

  • Source of protein

  • Helps with tissue formation

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