Conchyliculture Gloucester Shellfish Co. Inc.

Conchyliculture Gloucester Shellfish Co. Inc.

Farm
NB, Canada
Contact Information

Located in the heart of the Acadian Peninsula on Canada’s east coast - Conchyliculture Gloucester Shellfish Co. is an aquaculture farm specializing in sustainable shellfish. Growing bay scallops, blue mussels, and eastern oysters in the legendary waters of the Bay of Caraquet, Conchyliculture Gloucester Shellfish Co. is the only oyster farm in the area to utilize suspended cultures which have been found to provide the best nutrients and temperatures for optimal growth rates.

Operating under a mission that prioritizes the sustainability and overall health of their surrounding marine ecosystem, Conchyliculture Gloucester Shellfish Co. continually strives to research new harvesting methods that minimizes environmental impact. In 2005 Conchyliculture Gloucester Shellfish Co. was awarded the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation Award for their product traceability and shellfish inventory application. Opening their doors to their customers, Conchyliculture Gloucester Shellfish Co. offers tours of their farm to learn first-hand about shellfish production, as well as recipes that best enhance the flavors and quality of their products.

Sustainability Partnerships
Ocean Wise
3
Total Species
3
Total Sources

Distribution Regions and Business Locations

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1328 Rue Des Fondateurs
Paquetville, NB E8R 1A4
Canada
  • Canada - Central & Interior
3 Results: Viewing 1-3 Seafood Products
Seafood Group Origin Harvest Method Sustainability Rating

Bay Scallops

Argopecten irradians
Worldwide
Off-Bottom Culture
Ocean Wise: Recommended

Blue Mussels

Mytilus edulis
Worldwide
Suspended Culture
Ocean Wise: Recommended

Eastern Oysters

Crassostrea virginica
Worldwide
Off-Bottom Culture
Ocean Wise: Recommended