Caleta Bay, Chile

Pioneering Sustainable Steelhead Trout: Aquaculture

"A Sustainable Choice" for Steelhead Trout

Caleta Bay has earned recognition for its commitment to sustainable practices in aquaculture. Endorsed by prominent environmental organizations, their Chilean Steelhead Trout is an exemplary model of responsible aquaculture. Caleta Bay's practices align with the strict standards set by leading certification bodies, making their Steelhead Trout a sustainable choice for seafood lovers.

Innovative Breeding & Rearing

Innovation in Breeding and Rearing

For over two decades, Caleta Bay has been at the forefront of aquaculture innovation. Their dedicated team has developed unique breeding techniques, resulting in a distinct variety of Steelhead Trout, known for its exceptional quality and taste. This breed, exclusive to Caleta Bay, is a result of meticulous genetic selection and a commitment to preserving the natural traits of Steelhead Trout.

Innovation in Breeding and Rearing
Innovation in Breeding and Rearing

Journey from Freshwater Springs to Ocean Waters

The journey of Caleta Bay's Steelhead Trout begins in the pristine freshwater springs of Chile, known for their crystal-clear quality. Here, in a controlled and nurturing environment, the eggs are carefully hatched and the young fry are raised. After a year, mimicking the natural lifecycle of wild trout, these smolt are transferred to carefully selected ocean sites, where they mature in the clean, cold waters of the Chilean coast.

Journey from Freshwater Springs to Ocean Waters

Third-Party Certified for Sustainability

  • BAP Certification: Caleta Bay holds the Best Aquaculture Practices certification, affirming their commitment to responsible aquaculture across all stages of production.
  • ASC Accreditation: The Aquaculture Stewardship Council recognizes Caleta Bay for their sustainable practices, focusing on environmental and social responsibility.
  • Seafood Watch Commendation: The esteemed Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program has acknowledged Caleta Bay's Steelhead Trout as a responsible seafood choice.
certified sustainable seafood & certified mercury safe seafood

Conscious Feeding Practices

The feed for Caleta Bay's Steelhead Trout is carefully formulated to meet their nutritional needs without compromising environmental integrity. It's free from genetically modified ingredients, antibiotics, growth hormones, and artificial colorings. Advanced feeding techniques, including automatic feeders and underwater monitoring, ensure optimal nutrition and minimal waste.

Impressive Feed Conversion Ratio (FCR)

With an FCR of approximately 1.5, Caleta Bay's Steelhead Trout is one of the most efficient protein producers, surpassing many terrestrial livestock in terms of protein conversion efficiency.

Nutritional Benefits

Packed with Omega-3 fatty acids, Caleta Bay's Steelhead Trout is a nutritious addition to any diet, offering a range of health benefits.

Culinary Excellence

Renowned for its rich, flavorful flesh with a perfect balance of fat content, Caleta Bay's Steelhead Trout is a favorite among culinary experts. Its distinct taste and texture make it an ideal choice for a variety of gourmet preparations. Explore a world of flavors with our curated collection of recipes featuring Caleta Bay's Steelhead Trout, crafted by our community of esteemed Seatopia chefs.

Caleta Bay Steelhead Recipes