Oysters, Pink Moon

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Species Name:Crassostrea virginica Sustainability Rating:Green-Best Choice What:Influenced by Hope River, which supplies nutrients and tumbling currents, Pink Moon Oysters are raised in top water suspension cages comprised of a series of nets suspended in positively buoyant cages. The bay’s cold waters make the oysters grow slower, but promote hard shells. Time to market: 4 to 6 years. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where: …

Oysters, Sunberry Point

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Species Name:Crassostrea virginica Sustainability Rating:Green-Best Choice What:Wild harvested from the south shore of Northumberland Strait in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Sunberry Point Oysters are wild fished, and re-watered for at least 30 days in the pristine ocean lease at Salutation Cove – time to market: 3 to 4 years. When:April through January Where/How:Where – Prince Edward Island, Canada How – Wild Back …

Octopus

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Species Name:Octopus vulgaris Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Common Octopus (Octopus vulgaris) makes up the majority of the global octopus catch. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Morocco, Spain, Tunisia, Indonesia, Thailand How – Wild Caught – Traps, Pots, Trawl   Back to Product Guide Characteristics We carry a variety of Octopus options – from baby Octopus to larger options (6/8 lbs). Check …

Scallops, Bay

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Species Name:Argopecten irradians Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Smaller than their “cousins” the Sea Scallop, Bay Scallops are the edible muscle inside the fluted scallop shell. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where – Mexico How – Wild harvested; dredge Back to Product Guide Characteristics 60 to 80 ct. bay scallops are small but tasty! Mild and sweet, these lean little meats are firm and …

Mussels. Greenlip

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Species Name:Perna canaliculus Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Delicious and beautiful cultivated mussels from pristine New Zealand Waters When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – New Zealand How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Greenlip mussels have a plump and tender meat that stays wonderfully juicy when cooked.  Their beautiful black shells have an edge of vibrant green.  These large mussels …

Shrimp, Kauai

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Species Name:Litopenaeus vannamei Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Kauai Shrimp™ are Pacific White Shrimp that are raised in pristine, well sourced, salt water and fed a high quality diet with NO chemicals or antibiotics ever used. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where: Hawaii How: Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Hands down, this is the best shrimp you’ll ever taste. Known for …

Shrimp, Wild White

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Species Name:Penaeus stylirostris Sustainability Rating:Multiple Options Available What:Wild caught white shrimp When:Available year-round Where/How:Where: From Mexico to Peru How: trawl; net Back to Product Guide Characteristics In the wild, white shrimp range from Mexico south to Peru (we consider wild Mexican whites to be one of our best shrimp offerings).  This prolific shrimp has a sweet, delicious flavor and cooks …

Oysters, Pink Ribbon

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Species Name:Crassostrea virginica Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:25% net revenue of every Pink Ribbon Oyster is donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.  BCRF is the highest-rated breast cancer organization in the U.S. with an A+ rating from Charity Watch and 4 stars from Charity Navigator. Click here to view the video (https://vimeo.com/178358858) When:Available year-round Where/How:Where: Long Island Sound …

Mussels, Mediterranean

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Species Name:Mytilus galloprovincialis Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Cultivated mussels When:Available year-round Where/How:Where: Baja, Mexico How: Farm raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Mediterranean mussels are a bigger mussel (though smaller than Greenlips) coming in at about 14-18 counts per pound. It has black shells with plump meats and a robust, full flavor. For Your Menu Like all mussels, Mediterranean …

Shrimp, Yellowleg

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Species Name:Farfantepenaeus californiensis Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked Santa Monica Seafood is financially supporting a Fishery Improvement Project focused on the Gulf of California Yellowleg Shrimp fishery. You can learn more about this and other RSVP Projects by clicking here. What:Yellowleg Shrimp When:Available year-round Where/How:Where – Gulf of California (Mexico) How – Wild Caught/Trawl Back to Product Guide Characteristics Yellowleg Shrimp …