Listen to the Capelin
If you want to know the future of the fishery around Newfoundland and Labrador guess who you should talk to?
It’s a tiny fish that’s about 20 centimetres long and weighs in at 25 grams. When it’s trawled and dumped on the deck of the boat it smells like cucumber and its silvery underbelly sparkle like diamonds in the sunshine.
One more hint? Historically, it was a popular fertilizer and most people want at least one meal of it a year. You got it. It’s the Mallotus villosus, or to ...