Resources & Links

More detailed information about the wild Pacific halibut resource as well as Canada’s commercial wild Pacific halibut fishery is available from the following organizations.

 
 

Management of the Resource


Wild Pacific Halibut Suppliers

We’re happy to share our list of your favourite seafood retailers who carry fresh wild Pacific halibut! Check it out.


 

International Pacific Halibut Commission

The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) conducts research and stock assessments on the stocks of wild Pacific halibut within in the waters of both Canada and the United States.

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (also called the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, or DFO) manages the fisheries for wild Pacific halibut in Canadian waters.

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Archipelago Marine Research Ltd.

Archipelago Marine Research Ltd. is the government-approved service provider that delivers the at-sea and dockside monitoring and catch accounting programs for Canada’s wild Pacific halibut fishery.

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Sustainability

SustainableFisheries-uw.org

This website provides current and comprehensive information about the science, policy, and social aspects of sustainable seafood.

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Marine Stewardship Council

The Marine Stewardship Council is a wild-capture fisheries certification and ecolabelling program.

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Ocean Wise

Ocean Wise is a Canadian seafood market recognition program.

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Seafood Watch

Seafood Watch is a US seafood market recognition program.

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Seafood from Canada's Pacific Coast

BC Seafood Alliance

The BC Seafood Alliance is an umbrella organization whose members represent about 90% of wild harvested seafood from Canada’s Pacific coast.

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Fishing Safety at Sea

Fish SAFE

Fish Safe is a wild seafood industry driven safety program on Canada's Pacific coast.

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