Long pectoral fins, which reach to behind the anus and by their dark blue backs and blue-grey flanks and belly. Due to its white colored meat albacore is also called "the chicken of the sea".


The pacific halibut is the largest of all the flatfish species. Its overall attributes are typical for flatfish, with both eyes on one side, a mottled brown/green skin color on the "eyed" side, and white skin color on the "blind" side.


Sablefish feed on fish, worms and crustaceans. They live over soft ocean bottoms in deep water from the Bering Sea to Isla Cedros, Baja California.


Pacific Ocean Perch lives over soft ocean bottoms and near reefs from the Bering Sea to LaJolla, California. its skin is carmine red with black markings, and grows to approximately 18 inches in length.


GOLD RIVER SEAFOOD LTD. is a privately held, 100% Canadian owned company that specializes in the supply of high quality seafood products sourced from the waters of the Pacific Rim.

The company has developed assets that range in size from individual fishing vessels in the British Columbia waters, to off loading facilities and points of presence along the American coastal states of Washington and Oregon to small, medium and large scale processing facilities in British Columbia, Canada; Oregon, and Northern California, USA; and working with processing partners in General Santos City, Philippines; Shanghai, Qingdao, PRC, and shipping and logistics points in South Korea.

The management team at GOLD RIVER SEAFOOD has roots that go back as far as the individual fisherman. It is with the same philosophy that we build and maintain each and every business relationship regardless of scope and scale.


Get up to date of our ventures and new products.

  • Sablefish Farm in the Works!

    June 2017  We are in the news!

  • A Result of Techniques Employed Aboard Our Vessels

    One of the immediate problems we encounter in harvesting fish is bruising. We minimize this by carefully landing each fish in a chilled water-filled tote.

  • The Simpson Fleet

     Behind the Gold River Seafood are the Simpson group of boats that has established a tradition of excellence by providing top quality seafood that is marketed under the Gold River

  • The Gold River Quality

    We believe quality must begin with the method of capture. Because our fish are individually caught and handled we are able to develop onboard protocols that allow the fish to maintain their superior quality from the moment they surface from the water.

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