Consultation Documents

Legal listing consultation workbook for Cusk (Brosme brosme)

Cusk, (Brosme brosme) is a slow-moving, sedentary and solitary bottom-dwelling gadoid fish. It can be distinguished from other cod-related fishes by its single dorsal and anal fins. Cusk can grow to approximately 100 cm in length and 12 kg in weight. They vary in color from reddish brown to green, shading to cream to white on the belly.

Consultation period: 2007-12-04 to 2008-08-01


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Maritimes Region
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