Swordfish (DSBG Caught)

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Why Deep-Set Buoy Gear? Buoy strike indicators show when a fish is on the line, allowing for rapid processing of swordfish and live release of non-target catch Non-targets like sea turtles and sharks are avoided by strategically positioning hooks at depths below the surface waters during the day Deep-setting provides the west coast with a low-impact option for landing local …

Swordfish (Harpoon Caught)

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Species Name:Xiphias gladius Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Local swordfish carefully harvested with harpoons. When:Sporadic availability Where/How:Where: California How: Harpoon: Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch: Harpooning is a traditional method for catching large fish—and it’s still used today by skilled fishermen. When a harpooner spots a fish, he thrusts or shoots a long aluminum or wooden harpoon into the animal and …

Pompano, Florida

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Species Name:Trachinotus carolinus Sustainability Rating:grey – unranked What:Aquacultured Pompano ocean raised in Panama. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where: Laguna de chiriqui, Panama How: Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Meat is light in color and cooks up firm, tender, and moist. Flavor is sweet, mild, rich, and distinctive. For Your Menu The simplest preparations are best since you don’t want to …

Lehi

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Species Name:Aphareus rutilans Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Also known as Silver Mouth Snapper When:Available September – May Where/How:Where: South Pacific (Fiji, Samoa, Hawaii, Australia) How: Wild Caught; Long Line Back to Product Guide Characteristics Firm fleshed, lehi is often compared to opakapaka but with a bit more flavor. For Your Menu This delicious fish is easy to work with – …

Swordfish

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Species Name:Xiphias gladius Sustainability Rating: Multiple Options Available What:Although there are a variety of fish with bills, there is only one swordfish. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Various Countries, Including the US (California) How – Wild Caught; Longline, Harpoon, Drift Gillnet, Deep Set Buoy Gear (DSBG) Back to Product Guide Characteristics Swordfish meat is moist and flavorful with a slightly sweet …