Fun Fishy Facts

Last week, Randy Shore’s Vancouver Sun article featured some fascinating fishy facts. I thought I would share them with you:

According to a Leger Marketing poll:

  • British Columbians are 50% more likely than other Canadians to consider sustainability when choosing seafood.
  • Only 12% of Canadians consider the sustainability of a fishery when selecting seafood.
  • 18% of British Columbians do consider sustainability when selecting seafood.
  • Taste and cost were reported to be the key factors for Canadians buying fish.

Canadian Aquaculture Industries Alliance found:

  • British Columbians eat fish 4.23 times a month, this is the highest average of any province in Canada.
  • Bristish Columbia and Quebec lead in the most shellfish eaten in the country.

The Canadian Seafood Survey found:

  • Older Canadians eat more seafood than younger Canadians.
  • Immigrants eat more fin fish than people born in Canada.
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