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Also known as: Pacific Snapper

Canadian rockfish, a gem from our Pacific coast, is especially prominent in British Columbia's waters. Sometimes called “Pacific snapper,” this bass-like fish is a culinary treat.

Rockfish offers a mild, slightly sweet taste complemented by a firm, yet flaky texture, making it a versatile choice for your kitchen endeavors. Whether you're thinking of grilling, baking, or whipping up a traditional fish fry, rockfish is a delicious choice. You'll appreciate its ability to absorb marinades and seasonings, paving the way for a range of dishes from simple to gourmet.

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Health Benefits of Rockfish

  • Muscle & Antioxidant Support: As a source of magnesium and an excellent source of selenium, rockfish may contribute to normal muscle function and provide defence against oxidative stress.
  • Bone Health: Rockfish is a good source of Vitamin D, which promotes the formation and maintenance of strong bones and teeth while enhancing calcium and phosphorus absorption.
  • Brain & Energy Boost: As an excellent source of Vitamin B12 and a good source of choline and Vitamin B6, rockfish may aid in energy metabolism and play an important role in early brain development

Other Species

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This delectable shellfish is an aquaculture success story — and a delicious addition to your family menu whether steamed, boiled, roasted, or grilled.

  • Helps build red blood cells

  • May aid bone and tooth development

  • Contributes to maintaining healthy skin

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Pacific Hake

Found anywhere from the surface to the ocean floor 300 m below, this mild, slightly sweet fish can be used in almost any fish recipe.

  • Source of potassium

  • Low in sodium

  • Excellent source of antioxidants

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Albacore Tuna

From the chilly Pacific waters of British Columbia, this versatile and nutritious species is as delicious in a tuna salad as it is served hot off the grill.

  • A source of omega-3s

  • Helps maintain bones and teeth

  • Excellent source of Vitamin B12

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