Document Type

Report

Subject Area

Walleye

Publication Date

3-1992

Abstract

Walleye, Stitzostedion vitreum, has potential to be an aquaculture species in the North Central Region because:

  • it is native to the region;
  • it maintains optimum growth at temperatures lower than many other current aquaculture species (such as channel catfish);
  • it is a highly-prized sport fish;
  • its flesh is considered a delicacy; and
  • the fillets are high in protein and . low in fat, making walleye an attractive food selection for today’s health conscious consumer.

Comments

This article is from the NCRAC Fact Sheet Series #102. Used with permission.

Copyright Owner

Iowa State University

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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