Is Coastal Shellfish First Nations–owned?
- Yes, the Coastal First Nations created Coastal Shellfish to help achieve their goals of economic self-sufficiency and sustainable jobs. Our majority owner is the Metlakatla Nation whose traditional territory is where Coastal Shellfish’s operations are located.
Do farmed scallops have to be fed?
- Only in the hatchery where we produce our own microalgae to feed the scallops during the first 2 months of their life cycle. For the remaining 20 months while the scallops are in their natural ocean environment they are feeding on the natural algae and plankton in the ocean currents.
Can I view updates on the scallop farming process?
- Absolutely! For the latest information and to view the progress, check us out on Instagram by following GreatBearScallops. .