Monkfish

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Species Name:Lophius americanus Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:When we say monkfish, we really just mean monkfish tail, as that’s about all the makes it to market (as well as the livers, which are delicious) When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – East Coast How – Wild caught; trawl, gillnet Back to Product Guide Characteristics Monkfish tail was historically referred to as “poor man’s …

Oysters, Lover’s River

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Species Name:Crassostrea virginica Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Option What:Farm Raised Oysters from Canada When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Acadian Peninsula of New Brunswick, Canada How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Lover’s River oysters have full and supple meats with a medium salinity and a clean, slightly sweet finish. For Your Menu Take advantage of this oyster’s creative name… However you …

Lobster Tails (S. Australian)

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Species Name:Jasus edwardsii Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Tails from the Southern Rock Lobster When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Australia How – Wild Caught/Traps Back to Product Guide Characteristics These cold water tails have a sweet, succulent flavor and good fat content which keeps them moist and delicious     For Your Menu Add a delicious cod water Lobster Tail to a …

Lobster Tails (Caribbean)

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Species Name:Panulirus argus Sustainability Rating:Red – Avoid What:The delicious tail of the warm water spiny lobster When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Western Atlantic How – Wild caught; trap Back to Product Guide Characteristics Lobster tail meat is firm, sweet and delicious. Work with your Santa Monica Seafood Sales Rep to select the perfect size for your application – we carry a wide range …

Crab, Jonah

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Species Name:Cancer borealis Sustainability Rating:Grey-Unrated What:Jonah crab is a species of crab found along the Atlantic Coast of North America.  It is closely related to the Dungeness Crab. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Canada How – Wild Caught/Pots, Traps Back to Product Guide Characteristics Jonah Crab Meat and Jonah Crab Claws have a sweet, and subtle crab flavor. The meat is simply …

Oysters, Hama Hama

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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 – Hood Canal, WA How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics These thick shelled, beach-grown oysters come from the western shore of Hood Canal, WA.  Slow growing oysters that take up to four years to reach market size, these oysters have a mild, …

Hake

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