Ehu

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Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:A member of the Snapper Family, Ehu is sometimes called “Deep Water Red Snapper” When:Available Sporadically Year-Round Where/How:Where – Fiji, South Pacific, Hawaii How – Wild Caught/Longline     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Like many Snappers, Ehu has firm flesh and a mild, delicious flavor. You may find Ehu is a bit more succulent due …

Escolar

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Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:This fish is also known as “butterfish”, “oilfish” or even “white tuna” but we highly recommend you stick with the FDA acceptable name of “Escolar”. Calling this fish by any other name is a fast way to commit seafood fraud. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where – various How – Wild Caught; longline     Back to Product Guide …

Drum, Black

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Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:The largest of the drum family, adults feed on all kinds of fish and shellfish – it’s been reported that a full grown black drum can consume up to 40 oysters a day! When:Available Sporadically Where/How:Where – USA (Mid-Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico) How – Wild Caught/Longline     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Black Drum has firm …

Cuttlefish

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Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Also called Sepia, Cuttlefish is similar to squid When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Mediterranean How – Wild Caught     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Cuttlefish are similar to octopus and squid, with a unique flavor and firm texture. For Your Menu Grill or pan fry cuttlefish; since it comes from the Mediterranean why not work with the …

Crab Meat, Rock (Chilean)

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Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Meat from the Chilean Rock Crab When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Chile How – Wild Caught/Traps     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Similar to Dungeness meat, this crab meat is naturally sweet and delicious. Handpicked to ensure high quality, this is a versatile crabmeat option. For Your Menu Use Chilean Rock Crab Meat in a variety …

Crab Meat, Pacific Stone

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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 be any …

Corvina

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Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:The Corvina fish is a fan favorite of the Drum or Croakers (family Sciaenidae). When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Panama, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico How – Wild Caught, Hook & Line     Back to Product Guide Characteristics This highly prized fish offers an excellent taste that’s great for customers who enjoy Grouper or Snapper. Mild and …

Cockles, New Zealand

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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 delicious shellfish …

Bass (Pacifico), Farmed True Striped

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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 sides. BAP Certified with …

Anchovies

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Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:A small, oily fish found throughout the world When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Europe How – Wild Caught/Nets     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Traditionally, anchovies are gutted, salted, and then packed in oil or salt. They have a characteristically strong flavor and deep grey flesh when salted. They may also be pickled. Pickled anchovies are milder …