BC’s Halibut trail

Halibut15Hardy-78Pacific halibut is the most valuable fishery in British Columbia. In 2013, 3746 tonnes landed were worth $44.50 million, or 17.8% of the $250 million total value of British Columbia’s capture seafood landings. Lee Anderson, skipper of the longliner Pacific Baron and his three crew have just docked in Sointula on Malcolm Island, after having delivered 8.50 tonnes of fresh Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) over in Port Hardy, across Queen Charlotte Strait on Vancouver Island. Read the article here 11:00: