Cod, Pacific

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[/] Species Name:Gadus macrocephalus Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:Pacific Cod, also known as Cod or Alaska Cod is one of the three members of the Gadus genus (Pacific, Atlantic and Greenland Cod) When:Available year-round Where/How:Where – Alaska, China, and Russia How – Wild Caught (Trawl, Trap, Jig, Pot, Long-line)   Back to Product Guide Characteristics Cod is a customer favorite …

Salmon (Wild), White King

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[/] Species Name:Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Also known as Ivory King Salmon, these salmon have a genetic mutation that prevents them from processing the pigmentation normally found in the crustaceans that they diet heavily on. Depending on the catch area, between 1 in 20 and up to 1 in 300 have this mutation. When:Sporadic availability Where/How:Where: Alaska …

Halibut, Pacific

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[/] Species Name:Hippoglossus stenolepis Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Halibut from the Pacific Northwest. When:Available fresh Mid-March through Mid-November Available frozen and refreshed Mid-November through Mid-March Where/How:Where: Alaska and Canada How: Wild Caught, Long-line Back to Product Guide Characteristics Wild harvested halibut has wonderfully firm but flaky white flesh and a mild yet rich flavor.  Because they feed voraciously on …

Shrimp, Oregon

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[/] Species Name:Pandalus jordani Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative (Eco-Certified and MSC Certified) What:Also called Pink Shrimp or Salad Shrimp and commonly known as Ocean Shrimp. When:Available frozen year-round; fresh season runs April – October Where/How:Where – Oregon, USA How – Wild Caught; Trawl Back to Product Guide Characteristics These 250/350 shrimp are small but what they lack for in …

Salmon (Wild), Alaska Silver

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[/] Species Name:Oncorhynchus kisutch Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Wild Alaska Silver Salmon are also known as Coho salmon. When:Available fresh mid-summer to late fall Where/How:Where – Alaska, Canada How – Wild Caught; troll, gill net, purse seine Back to Product Guide Characteristics Wild caught silvers (especially troll caught fish) are exceptionally flavorful with moderate to high levels of fat. Very …

Surimi (Pollock)

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[/] Species Name:Theragra chalcogramma Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:Surimi, also known as as imitation crabmeat, is made from minced Pollock   When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – USA, Russia How – Wild Caught/Trawl Back to Product Guide Characteristics Surimi has a mild, crablike flavor and a firm texture.  It can come in a variety of styles like sticks and flakes.   …

Salmon, Sockeye

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[/] Species Name:Oncorhynchus nerka Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Also known as Red Salmon, Sockeye are harvested from a variety of areas, including the well known Copper River and Bristol Bay runs. When:Available fresh spring – fall, Frozen year-round Where/How:Where – Alaska and Canada How – Wild Caught via Gill Net   Back to Product Guide Characteristics Bristol Bay, Alaska, …

Salmon (Wild), King

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[/] Species Name:Oncorhynchus tschawytscha Sustainability Rating:Multiple Ratings What:Also known as chinook, king salmon are the largest of the 5 commercially harvested species from the N. Pacific and can reach weights up to 125 lbs. (they are also the least abundant, and in general, the most expensive). Although Copper River kings tend to get the most press, we source king salmon …

Crab, Snow

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[/] Species Name:Chionoecetes opilio, Chionoecetes bairdi Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:Snow Crab – both Opilio and Bairdi (although Bairdi is also known as Tanner Crab) When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Alaska, Canada How – Wild Caught/Traps Back to Product Guide Characteristics It’s snow white meat is what gives snow crab its name… Snow crab meat is sweet and flaky, and slightly more delicate …

Sablefish

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[/] Species Name:Anoplopoma fimbria Sustainability Rating:Multiple Ratings What:Also known as Black Cod, Sablefish is a rich and flavorful choice When:Available year-round Where/How:Where – California’s Central Coast, Pacific NW, Canada, and Alaska How – Wild Caught/Longline, Trap Back to Product Guide Characteristics Sablefish gets its name because of the luxuriousness of its flesh. Rich and succulent with an excellent fat content …