Canada's In-Depth Guide to Sustainable Seafood  cover

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Updated 2014

Sustainable seafood is fish or shellfish caught or farmed in a manner that can be sustained over the long-term without compromising the health of marine ecosystems.

Unfortunately, the effects of unsustainable fishing and aquaculture practices are already obvious worldwide, including right here in Canada. But, it's not too late. Everyone can make a difference by learning about sustainable seafood and making more ocean-friendly choices.

This document provides a practical, quick-reference guide on common Canadian fishing gears and SeaChoice criteria for sustainability.