Calories from Fat
A marine snail native to the North Atlantic, characterized by thick, spirally, coiled shell and a large muscular foot. Shell is typically chalky grey to green-yellow in color, with irregular light and dark segments.
Whelk is harvested in coastal waters in maritime Quebec, Magdalen Island as and in Newfoundland. Fishing Season is from April to October and is done using baited pots.
Males and females average about 7 cm in height at sexual maturity. The average shell-on weight of frozen whelk varies from 45-100g.
Frozen, cooked whole whelk in shell Frozen, cooked & cleaned whelk meat both whole whelk and whelk meats are graded by their count per kilogram.