Lobster, Slipper

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Species Name:Scyllarides haanii Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Tail Meat from the Slipper Lobster When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – China How – Wild Caught/Trap Back to Product Guide Characteristics Slipper Lobsters have no claws – the meat we enjoy comes from the tail. It’s sweet and tasty and although not quite a substitute for Maine Lobster meat, it’s still delicious and versatile …

Sole, Rex

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Species Name:Glyptocephalus zachirus Sustainability Rating:Grey – unranked What:A right eyed flounder found along the Pacific coast from Alaska to Baja     When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – USA, Canada How – Wild Caught/Trawl     Back to Product Guide Characteristics This tasty flatfish yield a very small and delicious fillet (2- 3 oz.).  They cook up quickly with a sweet, delicate …

Onaga

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Species Name:Etelis coruscans Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:Fresh Onaga also known as Longtail Snapper, Ruby Snapper or Yellowstripe Snapper. When:Available Sept – May Where/How:Where:  Hawaii; Maldives; Tonga How:  Wild Caught; Longline   Back to Product Guide Characteristics This beautiful fish has somewhat delicate, pinkish flesh.  Onaga has a mild and delicious flavor. For Your Menu Wonderful raw, treat this …

Salmon (Farmed), New Zealand King

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Species Name:Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:King Salmon farmed in New Zealand When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – New Zealand How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Farm Raised New Zealand King salmon average 8 – 10 lbs. whole (3 – 4 lbs. fillet) and have a mild flavor and rich texture. For Your Menu This delicious salmon …

Monchong

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Species Name:Taractichthys longipinnis Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Monchong is the market name of the Sickle Pomfret When:Available sporadically Year-Round Where/How:Where – Fiji and Hawaii How – Wild Caught/Longline Back to Product Guide Characteristics Monchong cooks up firm and mild, and Chefs appreciate its high oil content.   For Your Menu Great on the grill, you can also saute, roast, bake or …

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 …

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 …

Shrimp, Kalari Argentinian Red

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Species Name:Pleoticus muelleri Sustainability Rating:grey – unranked What:Frozen at sea, head-on, shell-on, 5-10 count/lb shrimp. When:Year-Round Where/How:Where: Southern coast of Argentina in the Patagonia region How: Mid-water trawl Back to Product Guide Characteristics From the ice cold waters of the Southern Atlantic Ocean, comes Kalari Red Shrimp. These shrimp are caught off the Coast of Argentina in a region known as …

John Dory

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Species Name:Zeus faber Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Sometimes called St Pierre or St. Peter’s Fish, John Dory is a round fish with a laterally compressed body. The fish has a characteristic dark spot on the side of its body used to confuse prey.  There are also legends that say the dark spot on the fish’s side is St. Peter’s thumbprint. …

Snapper, Lane

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Species Name:Lutjanus synagris Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:A delicious member of the snapper family When:Available Spring/Summer with sporadic catches Winter/Fall Where/How:Where – Costa Rica How – Wild caught; hook and line Back to Product Guide Characteristics Lane snapper are regarded as a great eating fish – mainly because their own diet is so varied.  This tasty fish feeds on crabs …