Product Profile: The meat of canned anchovy packed in oil is blush red, a result of the four-month salt-curing process. The meat of unprocessed anchovy is gray; it ...
Product Profile: Most Arctic char is farmed in land-based, closed systems and so there is a low risk of pollution and habitat effects. Closed systems - particularly ...
Product Profile: This coastal species is found throughout the Indo-West Pacific, from the Persian Gulf to Southern Japan. The barramundi spends most of its life in ...
Other Common Names: Giant Sea Perch
Pangasius bocourti; P. hypophthalmus
Product Profile: Basa and swai are species of river catfish farmed extensively in Asia. U.S. farmed catfish is considered a better choice because ...
Black Cod (Sablefish)
Product Profile: The major fishery for sablefish in Alaska uses longlines; the effects of longline gear on bottom habitat are poorly understood. Sablefish are also ...
Black Sea Bass
Product Profile: Black sea bass has a mild, fresh, somewhat delicate flavor and a tender but firm texture. Uncooked flesh should be sparkling white and translucent, ...
Product Profile: The meat of uncooked bluefish ranges from a light putty color to blue-gray with a brownish tinge. It becomes lighter when cooked. A strong ...
Product Profile: Bluenose is found on continental slopes and around seamounts in the southern Pacific and Indian oceans, mainly off New Zealand and South Australia. ...
Product Profile: European sea bass meat is pinkish when raw and cooks up opaque white.
The finely textured, flaky meat is lean, with a sweet and mild flavor. ...
Other Common Names: European Sea Bass, Branzino
Product Profile: Raised in closed, inland ponds using recirculated fresh water and fed a primarily vegetarian diet of soybeans, corn and rice, U.S. farmed catfish is ...
Other Common Names: Channel Catfish
Chilean Sea Bass
Product Profile: Slow-growing fish that breed late in life, Chilean seabass are naturally vulnerable to overfishing. And illegal fishing is rampant, especially in ...
Product Profile: Cobia population levels have not been estimated in recent years.
Management measures for cobia include gear restrictions, a minimum size limit, and ...
Product Profile: The Atlantic cod, is a demersal gadoid species found on both sides of the North Atlantic. In the Northwest Atlantic cod occur from Greenland to North ...
Other Common Names: Rock Cod, Scrod
Product Profile: Found around the rim of the North Pacific, from the Yellow Sea to the Bering Strait, along the Aleutians, and south to about Los Angeles. Rather rare ...
Other Common Names: Alaska Cod, Grey Cod, Treska
Product Profile: Gulf corvina are found only in the northern Gulf of California. This makes them especially vulnerable to overfishing. Indeed, the population has ...
Product Profile: Raw croaker meat is usually snow white but may have a reddish tint. The cooked meat is white.
Croaker is lean and full flavored, with an almost ...
Product Profile: The cusk's flesh is white when raw and becomes an opaque white when cooked.
The meat is firmer and chewier than cod. The flavor is mild and ...
Other Common Names: Moonfish
Product Profile: The rosy-colored raw meat turns white when cooked.
Dorade, or farm raised Bream, has a moist flesh with a rich, sweet flavor. The texture is firm ...
Other Common Names: Bream
Product Profile: Most of these fish come from the extreme South Pacific. Found in areas close to the sea bed. Generally a solitary that feeds mainly on schooling ...
Product Profile: Few fish command more respect in the culinary circles than the true Dover sole, which yields thin yet firm fillets that hold together well in many ...
Sciaenops ocellatus; Pogonias cromis
Product Profile: The flesh of small, very flesh red drum has an almost emerald-green tint. Meat of larger red drums is white with a red tint. The raw flesh of black ...
Product Profile: Eel meat has a very firm texture, high fat content and full, distinctive flavor. The raw flesh is gray but turns white when cooked and has a small ...
Product Profile: Found in Australia, South Africa and both sides of the Central America penisula, our source is principle from Costa Rica, Equdor and Panama. usually ...
Other Common Names: Walu, Oil Fish, Butterfish
Product Profile: Flounder is known as a flat fish with two eyes on one flat side which is usually camoflagued, while the underbelly is white. Flounder is harvested ...
Other Common Names: Yellowtail, Blackback or Winter Flounder or Lemon Sole, Arrowtooth
Epinephelus morio; Mycteroperca bonaci
Product Profile: Groupers have a mild but distinct flavor, somewhere between bass and halibut. Red grouper is sweeter and milder than black grouper, and many consider ...
Product Profile: The haddock, is a commercially-exploited groundfish found in the northwest and northeast Atlantic Ocean. This demersal gadoid species is distributed ...
Other Common Names: Scrod Haddock
Product Profile: Halibut retains its moisture well in frozen state and keeps its texture when cooked. It's a very mild, sweet-tasting, lean fish with fine-grained, ...
Product Profile: Fresh Herring ranges from delicately flavored small fish to larger fish with a fuller, "oilier" flavor. Otherwise, flavor and texture depend on how ...
Product Profile: Mackerel has a rich, pronounced flavor. The meat is soft, flaky and moist. The other bands of dark, strong-tasting meat along the midline may be cut ...
Product Profile: Mahi-Mahi has a sweet, mildly pronounced flavor similar to swordfish. The lean meat is fairly firm in texture, though not steak-like, and it has ...
Other Common Names: Dorado
Product Profile: The warty brown skin of the monkfish hides tasty fillets of white meat, and monkfish liver is considered a delicacy in Japan and Europe and is often ...
Other Common Names: Anglerfish
Product Profile: Orange roughy has a mild, delicate flavor and moist, large-flaked meat that holds together well after cooking. Raw orange roughy flesh is pearly ...
Product Profile: The Alaska pollock fishery is the largest U.S. fishery, by volume. Annual catches average 2.5 billion pounds. It is caught primarily in trawl nets ...
Other Common Names: Pacific Tom Cod
Product Profile: Rainbow trout meat is mild, with a delicate, nut-like flavor. The flesh is tender, flaky and soft. The flesh of rainbow trout is white, pink or ...
Product Profile: Red Mullet is sold whole and comes froma variety of places around the globe. Spain, Brazil, The Azores are a few of the palces. This fish is small ...
Other Common Names: Goatfish
Salmon, Atlantic (Farmed and Wild)
Product Profile: Wild Atlantic salmon population levels are very low, and commercial fishing for the species is prohibited. Almost all of the Atlantic salmon sold in ...
Product Profile: Coho salmon are an important species for commercial, recreational, and subsistence fishing. Recreational anglers target coho salmon in both marine ...
Other Common Names: Silver
Product Profile: Chinook salmon are an important species for commercial, recreational, and subsistence fishing. Recreational anglers target Chinook salmon in both ...
Other Common Names: Chinook
Product Profile: Sockeye salmon is primarily caught with nets, with some hook and line (trolling) as well. These fisheries generally operate in the water column with ...
Alosa sapissima; Alosa medicoris
Product Profile: Shad is a regional favorite in the Mid-Atlantic. Since the bginning of colonization of North america, Shad have been seen as a food source. And ...
Product Profile: Population estimates for Atlantic shortfin mako are uncertain. The latest stock assessment by ICCAT in 2008 indicates that shortfin mako shark may be ...
Other Common Names: Blue Pointer
Product Profile: Red snapper is lean and moist, with a sweetly mild, distinctive flavor. The texture is lean but moist. The superb taste of this fish is evidenced by ...
Other Common Names: Carribbean Red (Lutjanus purpureus), Lane (Lutjanus synaris), Silk (Lutjanus vivanus), True American Red (Lutjanus camphechanus), Yellowtail Snapper (Ocurus chrysurus)
Striped Bass (Hybrid)
Morone chrysops-M. saxatilis
Product Profile: Striped bass normally live in coastal waters but spawn in freshwater ...
Other Common Names: Sunshine Bass, Suzuki
Stripped Bass Atlantic (Rockfish)
Product Profile: Striped bass, once heavily overfished, are now at sustainable population levels following the implementation of strict management controls.
Other Common Names: Stripper, Rock
Product Profile: Swordfish is moist and flavorful with a slightly sweet taste. Steaks have a moderately high oil content, lending to a firm, meaty texture. The flesh ...
Product Profile: The mild, sweet tasting, lean-meated tilapia has a slightly firm, flaky texture. Many compare the mild taste of tilapia to that of another ...
Product Profile: This species is sometimes called the Rainbow Tilefish for its lovely blue, green, rose and yellow coloration. Out of the water, the colors fade. ...
Product Profile: North Atlantic albacore tuna population levels are low, and international overfishing is occurring. The pacific population levels are high and ...
Product Profile: Atlantic bluefin tuna are highly migratory and are fished by many nations. The fishery is managed domestically by the NMFS Highly Migratory Species ...
Other Common Names: Maguro
Product Profile: Yellowfin tuna has a mild, meaty flavor - similar, some say, to swordfish. It's more flavorful than albacore, but leaner than bluefin. The meat is ...
Product Profile: Turbot has gleaming flesh that retains its bright-white appearance when cooked. The firm meat has a large flake and an excellent mild flavor. Like ...
Product Profile: Raw wahoo meat is lighter in color than that of its mackerel cousins and has less of the red muscle meat. The pale-pink flesh cooks up white. Wahoo ...
Product Profile: Whitefish is considered one of the best-eating freshwater fish there is. Because the fish lives in icy northern lakes, the meat has a high fat ...
Product Profile: The only fishery for wreckfish in North America is located in the Atlantic Ocean off South Carolina on the Charleston Bump. The Bump is the only ...
Other Common Names: Stone Bass, Sea Bass
Product Profile: Northern quahogs (or hard clams) are the most likely to be found in fish markets and grocery stores and are the most commonly eaten species of clams ...
Product Profile: These clams, native to the Northeast U.S. and introduced to the Pacific Northwest, reproduce quickly. Softshell clams come from coastal fisheries, ...
Product Profile: Population levels of Atlantic surfclam are high, and no overfishing is occurring. Atlantic surfclams were one of the first species to have a ...
Product Profile: Meat of the blue crab has a rich, sweet, succulent and buttery flavor. The body meat is delicately flavored, while claw meat is nutty. Softshells ...
Other Common Names: Hardshell, Softshell, Kani
Product Profile: The red king crab population in the Bristol Bay area of Alaska is abundant and healthy.
Crab pots can affect habitat when they settle to the ...
Product Profile: The Dungeness crab is the key commercial crab species in the Pacific Ocean from Alaska to central California. It travels to shallow water to molt, ...
Product Profile: Snow crab population levels are rebuilding, and overfishing is not occurring. Snow crab are managed using quotas that include shares specifically for ...
Product Profile: The stone crab fishery is unique in that fishers do not harvest the crabs; rather, the fishers remove legal-sized claws from the animals and then ...
Lobster, American (Cold Water)
Product Profile: Populations of American lobster in the Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank are healthy and overfishing is not occurring. However, in Southern New England, ...
Product Profile: Mussels are cultured throughout most of the world and make up approximately 90 percent of the world mussel consumption. The major producers are ...
Product Profile: As with other related species ...
Product Profile: Traditionally, flat oysters are reputed to have a finer flavor than all other oyster species. Their taste is fairly pronounced, with distinct salty ...
Product Profile: The Eastern oyster is known for its distinctive, salty flavor and meaty texture. Oyster meats should be smooth with adequate liquor (store cup-side ...
Product Profile: Mild and sweet, bay scallops are considered the best-tasting of the scallop species. Raw, the lean, cork-shaped meat is translucent, with color ...
Product Profile: The largest commercially available scallops, sea scallops have a sweet, rich taste that ranges from mild to briny. Raw, the drum-shaped meat is a ...
Farfantepenaeus aztecus, Farfantepenaeus duorarum, Litopenaeus setiferus
Product Profile: Gulf shrimp are generally flavorful and sweet, with slight variations in taste according to the species. Pinks are tender and sweet. Browns are firm, ...
Product Profile: A Tiger shrimp is a farmed raised product usually from the Indonesian Penisula or mainland China. There are many problems associated with all forms ...
Menippe adina and Menippe mercenaria
Product Profile: Stone crab population levels are estimated to be high and no overfishing is occurring.
The unique manner in which stone crab claws are harvested ...
Lobster, Spiney (Warm Water)
Product Profile: Population levels for spiny lobster are unknown, but overfishing is not occurring in the Southeastern United States.
The spiny lobster fishery in ...