Type of fishes
Type of species and Groundfish fishery on the Saguenay fjord
|Rainbow smelt||Grey, silvery fish with very obvious scales, measuring between 15 and 23 cm.
|Redfish||Red-orange fish with big eyes and a bony bump on the lower jaw, measuring from 25 to 35 cm.
|Greenland cod||This greenish fish has a marbled back and flanks, with a barely visible greyish lateral line and black peritoneum (inside of the abdomen), measuring between 20 and 70 cm.
|Cod||Reddish fish with a flecked back and flanks and a clear, visible lateral line, measuring up to 140 cm.
|Turbot||Characterized by its dark blind side and straight lateral line, it can measure up to 100 cm
|Other species||Red hake, haddock, pollock, eelpout, flounder and others are occasionally caught.|
The recreational groundfish fishery is practised without a licence. Visit Fisheries and Oceans Canada website to know more.
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