Shrimp, Ceviche Cut (Raw)

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[/] Species Name:Litopenaeus stylirostris, Farfantepenaeus aztecus, Litopenaeus setiferus, & Litopenaeus vannamei Sustainability Rating:Multiple Ratings What:Ready-to-cook wild-caught Mexican Shrimp for ceviche dishes and other shrimp dish applications. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Mexico How – Wild-caught Back to Product Guide Characteristics For Your Menu If your guests are looking for a light and refreshing appetizer, then Shrimp ceviche is it! This easy-to-make …

Crab Meat, Pacific Stone

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[/] Species Name:Cancer productus Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unrated What:Fresh, cooked, pasteurized Stone Crab claw and lump meat. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where: Guerrero Negro, Baja CA, Mexico How: Wild-caught, traps, and pots Back to Product Guide Characteristics Pacific stone crabs contain delicious meat – sweet and succulent with a delicious crab flavor! Since the meat is picked and fully cooked, they couldn’t …

Oysters, Mission

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[/] Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Farm-Raised Pacific Oysters When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where: Farmed in the San Quintin Bay, Playa Erendira, and Guerrero Negro Lagoon in Baja Mexico. Processed in Ensenada, Baja California Mexico. How: Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics These Western Oysters are the next best thing to live oysters and will save you a …

Baja Kanpachi

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(aka: Almaco Jack; Amberjack; Kampachi) [/] Species Name:Seriola rivoliana Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:Kampachi is a delicious, high-value fish species known as Seriola rivoliana.  In the wild, it is referred to as Amberjack. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where: La Paz, Baja, CA, Mexico How: Farm raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics While Kampachi may lend itself to Amberjack recipes, it is …

Oysters, Sol Azul

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[/] Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice   What:Pacific Oysters from Baja, CA When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Mexico’s El Vizcaíno Biosphere Reserve along the western coast of the Baja California Peninsula. How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Full flavored oysters with firm and plump meats, Sol Azul oysters (Crassostrea gigas) will make a great addition …

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, …

Oysters, Sanctuary

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[/] Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Pacific Oysters from Baja, CA Sanctuary Oysters come from “The Ends of the Earth.”  This is an untouched & idyllic place for raising world class oysters. It takes being far away to reach pristine ecosystems & biological wonders. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Mexico’s El Vizcaíno Biosphere Reserve along the western coast …

Bass (Pacifico), Farmed True Striped

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[/] Species Name:Morone saxatilis Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:Pacifico Aquaculture True Striped Bass are sustainably open-ocean raised striped bass, not to be confused with the hybrid species currently farmed in freshwater ponds and lakes. Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis), also known in the wild as rock fish or stripers, are large fish with black stripes running along their silvery metallic …

Yellowtail

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[/] Species Name:Seriola lalandei Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative (USA; all catch methods) Yellow – Good Alternative (Mexico; handline) Red – Avoid (Mexico; drift and set net) What:Yellowtail (aka: Amberjack) is often mistakenly referred to as a Tuna, but is actually a member of the Jack family. Schools of Yellowtail migrate along the coastlines of California and Mexico. During the …

Halibut, Cortez

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[/] Species Name:Paralichthys aestuarius Sustainability Rating:Red – Avoid What:Cortez Halibut is a delicious flat fish from Mexico. When:Available Year-Round Where/How: Where – Mexico (Sea of Cortez) How – Wild-caught; long-line Back to Product Guide Characteristics The Cortez Halibut yields firm fillets with a mild, delicious flavor. Alternatives include Pacific Halibut, Atlantic Halibut, Dover or Petrale sole. For Your Menu Like …