Fish and Shelfish

Fish and Shelfish

MAR 1Chile’s vast Pacific coastline nurtures a wealth of ecosystems and marine species. The resulting abundance of marine resources make Chile a leading fish and shellfish producer.

Chilean fish, shellfish and seaweed products are enjoyed daily by millions around the world. Chile is well-positioned as a reliable, dependable supplier of safe, quality fisheries and aquaculture products.

Competitive Advantages

  • Worldwide recognition.
  • Extensive coastline and pure waters.
  • Foods of high nutritional value.
  • Temperate northern waters and cold southern waters yielding a vast range of fish and shellfish.
  • Highly evolved industry.
  • Strong production capacity.
  • Highly professional producers.

Leading Products

  • Atlantic salmon
  • Rainbow trout
  • Pacific salmon
  • Seaweeds
  • Mussels
  • Jack mackerel
  • Hake
  • Cuttlefish
  • Fish meal and oil


Leading Fish and Shellfish Products



Source:Customs, IFOP, Department of Fisheries



  • Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
  • Friend of the Sea
  • Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA)
  • GlobalGAP
  • Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHSAS 18001)
  • Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001)
  • Quality Management Standards (ISO 9001:2008)