species
SPECIES PROFILES
Species
Scientific Name
Also Known As
How Caught
Range
Farmed/Wild
Toro, Maguro, Giant Bluefin,
Northern Bluefin Tuna
Rod & Reel, Harpoon
western and eastern Atlantic,Mediterranean
Wild
Tailor, Snapper, Baby Blues, Elfs,
Choppers
Gillnets, Hook & Line Gear, Trawl
Found from Florida to New England
Wild
Otter Trawls, Gillnets
Cape Hatteras to Greeenland
Wild
Rusty Dab
Otter Trawls, Gillnets
Chesapeake Bay to Newfoundland and Labrador
Wild
Fluke, Plaice, Northern Fluke,
Hirame
Bottom Trawls
Florida to Novascotia
Wild
Sole, Lemon Sole, Georges Bank Flounder, Blackback
Otter Trawls, Gillnets
Georgia to Labrador
Wild
Scrod
Otter Trawls, Longlines, Gillnets
New Jersey to Nova Scotia
Wild
Urophycis chuss
Otter Trawl
New Jersey to Nova Scotia
Sea Herring, Sild, Common
Herring, Labrador Herring, Sardine, Sperling
Purse Seine, Mid-water
Trawl
Gulf of Maine, Gulf of St. Lawrence and Bay of Fundy
Wild
Cancer borealis
Gulf of Maine to Nova Scotia
Lobster
Traps
New Jersey to Labrador
Wild
Common Mackerel, Boston
Mackerel, Caballa
Mid-water Trawls
North Carolina to Labrador
Wild
Goosefish, Monktails, Angler,
Fishing Frog, Allmouth, Molligut,
Abbot, Sea-devil, Lotte
Trawls, Gillnets
Newfoundland and Quebec to Cape Hatteras
Wild
Pink Shrimp, Salad Shrimp, Deep
Water Prawn, Coldwater Shrimp
Otter Trawls, Traps
New England to Newfoundland and Labrador
Wild
Saithe, Coalfish, Coley, Green
Cod, Boston Bluefish
Otter Trawls, Gillnets
New Jersey to Newfoundland
Wild
Giant Scallop
New Bedford Scallop Dredge,
Otter Trawls, Diving, Digby
Dredge
Cape Hatters to Newfoundland
Wild
Winter Skate
trawls
Maine to North Carolina
Wild
Osmerus mordax
gillnets
New Jersey to Labrador
Wild
Loligo Squid, Winter Squid,
Boston Squid, Longfin Inshore
Squid
Bottom Trawls, Pound Nets,
Fish Traps
Georges Bank to Cape Hatteras
Wild