Coromandel Oysters

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[/] Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:A Pacific Oyster from the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand When:Available May – October Where/How:Where – New Zealand How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Harvested from the pristine waters surrounding the Coromandel Peninsula, the flavor of these oysters reflects the nutrient-rich and pollution-free waters from which they are …

Oysters, Kaipara

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[/] Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green-Best Choice What:Oysters are harvested from Kaipara Harbour which is located in the sparsely populated northwest region of New Zealand’s North Island. When:April to September Where/How:Where: New Zealand How: Farm-raised   Back to Product Guide Characteristics With a large, deep-cupped shell, this 2.75 inch – 3.25-inch size oysters have an aroma and flavor that encapsulates …

New Zealand Sea Bream

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[/] Species Name:Pagrus auratus Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:Also known as Porgy, New Zealand Tai, Squirefish, Australia Red Seabream, Cockney, Red Bream, New Zealand Medai, Old Man Snapper, Schnapper, Brim or Red Hawaiian Porgy, this Australian Snapper, a species of porgie, is one of the most iconic fish of New Zealand. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where: New Zealand How: Wild Caught …

Tuna, Yellowfin

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[/] Species Name:Thunnus albacares Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:A popular member of the tuna family, sometimes called “Ahi” When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where: Various Locations; Hawaii How: Wild Caught Yellowfin Tuna Exclusive Hawaiian Ahi Tuna Program Grading Guide Back to Product Guide Characteristics Yellowfin Tuna, with its gorgeous red color, is often served raw or quickly seared.  After it is cooked, …

Cockles, New Zealand

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[/] Species Name:Austrovenus stutchburyi Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:New Zealand cockles are saltwater clams that’s a marine bivalve mollusk in the Veneridae family. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – New Zealand How – Wild Caught/Rake Back to Product Guide Characteristics Cockles are a bit smaller than littlenecks (and some would say a bit more delicious…) For Your Menu Cockles are a beautiful and …

Orange Roughy

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[/] Species Name:Hoplostethus atlanticus Sustainability Rating:Red – Avoid What:Also known as Slimehead When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – New Zealand How – Wild Caught; Trawl Back to Product Guide Characteristics Fresh Orange Roughy has bright orange skin and beautiful pearly, white meat that cooks up mild and flaky. For Your Menu Since orange roughy has such a delicate flavor – don’t overwhelm …

New Zealand Sea Bass (Hapuka)

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[/] Species Name:Polyprion oxygeneios Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unrated What:Also known as Hapuka, Hapuku or Whapuku (or Groper in New Zealand) is a member of the Wreckfish family.  This deep-water species and sought after fish has a reputation for its superior flavor and texture. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where: East Coast, New Zealand How: Wild; Bottom Longline   Back to Product Guide Characteristics …

Wreckfish

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[/] Species Name:Polyprion americanus Sustainability Rating: Grey – Unrated What:Also known as Sea Bass, Bass and Stone Bass, this is a deep-water species and sought after fish due to its reputation for superior flavor and texture. This king of the depths has a dark grey upper body and light grey/silver belly with a massive head and mouth. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where: …

Suzuki

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[/] Species Name:Argyrosomus hololepidotus Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Also known as Mulloway, Suzuki is a member of the Drum family When:Available Sporadically Year-Round Where/How:Where – Australia How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics This responsibly farmed fish has a delicate flavor, cooks up moist and firm thanks to a good fat content.   For Your Menu Fantastic raw, …

Salmon (Farmed), New Zealand King

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[/] Species Name:Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:King Salmon farmed in New Zealand When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – New Zealand How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Farm Raised New Zealand King salmon average 8 – 10 lbs. whole (3 – 4 lbs. fillet) and have a mild flavor and rich texture. For Your Menu This delicious …