Frozen 8/16 turbot fillet from Quebec categorized “best choice” according to Seafood Watch. Turbot is a flat fish with white, flaky and tender flesh. Fished in Quebec, it is certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). The MSC label guarantees that your fish has been caught responsibly.
The 3 principles of the MSC label
To be MSC certified, a fishery must respect 3 fundamental principles:
Sustainable fish stocks
Fishing effort must be at a level that ensures the sustainability of fish populations.
Minimized environmental impact
Fishing activities must be managed to maintain ecosystem structure, productivity, function and diversity.
Effective fisheries management
The fishery must respect the laws in force and must have a management system allowing it to adapt to the various changes.
Size: about 300g