CCFI releases report on Production of Mussels and Urchin (uni) using HPP

CCFI notes: The Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) mussel industry has identified the need to diversify its product forms (i.e., fresh & value-added) and expand to include alternative farmed shellfish species (i.e., sea urchins). CCFI outlines 12 main conclusions from the project.   Read the full article here:

CCFI releases report evaluating the extraction of Cod Liver Oil

CCFI notes: This report summarizes a process development study for the extraction of extra-virgin cod liver oil (EVCLO) on a laboratory scale. The general approach was to develop an accelerated traditional rendering process that achieves high oil yields at ambient (17°C) temperature.   View our projects webpage here:

tidepool Article: Spotted Wolffish Project

tidepool article from Ocean Sciences, Memorial University highlighting the new and exciting semi-commercial multi-year Spotted Wolffish Project that CCFI, partnered with Amar Seafoods Ltd, has been involved with, focusing on Spotted Wolffish in Newfoundland & Labrador

Keith Hutchings: CCFI Can Assess Seal Impact on Cod Stocks

The CCFI can provide the expertise needed to evaluate the effect of seals on fish stock recovery. This knowledge is crucial to inform conservation and management strategies that are designed to ensure sustainable fishing practices.

CCFI Collaboration for Sustainable & Safe Harvesting Gear

CCFI advanced over 20 research projects in 2022 to promote beneficial innovations in harvesting, processing, and aquaculture sectors, including projects aimed at improving the sustainability, safety and success of harvesting efforts on the water.

AI Northern Shrimp Abundance Estimation Project

The CCFI approved a project using AI to create a population assessment model for Northern Shrimp in Eastern Canada in partnership with three fishing industry associations.

Keith Hutchings, Managing Director Email: Cell: (709) 631-3609
Janet Kielly, Office Manager Email: Office: (709) 778-0515