Our Wolffish

Benefits of Wolffish

In comparison to salmon farm, wolffish farm has potentially 2 times the value and has half the maturity time of halibut.

Wolffish is a hardy, demersal fish species. It consumes little energy and has a very good feed conversion rate, substantially lower than other farmed fish.

Wolffish compared to
other common species

Salmon

Cod

Halibut

Wolffish

Global aquaculture production
(2019)

Time to maturity

2.6 million tonnes

900 tonnes

1.600 tonnes

100 tonnes

Feed conversion ratio

12-14 months

20-24 months

22-24 months

48-58 months

1.2

1.1

0.80x1

1.3x

1 Company estimates
Sources: FAO, Mowi Industry Handbook 2021, Norcod Annual report, Fishpool, Groundfish Forum, The Norwegian Seafood Council, Seafood Watch

Market potential

Chefs praise Wolffish

Wolffish has many culinary applications and has a delicious flavor, the right texture and the right colour for cooking. Local chefs say they wait impatiently for more aquaculture in Quebec, especially for newer, undiscovered species such as wolffish.

Versatility in cooking

Crispy fried

Glazed

Grilled

Breaded

Baked

Broiled

Fried

Poached

Sauteed

Steamed

David McMillan, Chef
owner of Joe Beef

«I am waiting impatiently for more aquaculture in Quebec, especially for newer undiscovered species such as wolffish which will easily sell as it’s the right color and has the right texture and flavor»

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