Sturgeon, Wild

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[/] Species Name:Acipenser transmontanus Sustainability Rating:Red – Avoid What:White Sturgeon is a long-lived prehistoric and unique fish with tasty, firm meat, and highly prized roe. Special Order (7 Days) When:Available fresh around fall and spring for best prices Where/How:Where – Columbia River How – Wild Caught Back to Product Guide Characteristics Wild sturgeon is an underrated fish that deserves more …

Tuna, Yellowfin (Saku Block)

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[/] Species Name:Thunnus albacares Sustainability Rating: What:Wild-caught sushi-grade Ahi Tuna Saku blocks. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where: Vietnam How: Wild Caught Back to Product Guide Characteristics Yellowfin Tuna, with its gorgeous red color, is often served raw or quickly seared.  After it is cooked, it loses that bright ruby red color. A sashimi grade product Each block is subjected to CO, IVP …

Seabass, Chilean

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[/] Species Name:Dissostichus mawsoni, Dissostichus eleginoides Sustainability Rating:Multiple options What:We commonly refer to both Ross Sea toothfish (Dissostichus mawsoni) and South Georgia toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides) as Chilean Seabass When:Available year-round Where/How: Where: Ross Sea, Heard Island, McDonald Islands, Macquarie Island, Falkland Islands, South Georgia, Antarctic and Southern Indian Ocean, Chile, Southeast Pacific Ocean How: Wild Caught Back to Product Guide …

Crab, Golden King

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[/] Species Name:Lithodes aequispinus Sustainability Rating: Red – Avoid What:Wild caught Golden King Crab are also known as Brown King Crab. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where: Russia How: Wild Caught Back to Product Guide Characteristics Golden King Crab legs and claws are an amazing center of the plate seafood or add a leg or two with steak and create a unique and …

Sea Bass, Black

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[/] Species Name:Centropristis striata Sustainability Rating:Red – Avoid What:A relative of Grouper, Black Sea Bass is a popular commercial and recreational species found along the East Coast. According to NOAA, “there are two separate stocks of Black Sea Bass in the Atlantic, divided at approximately Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Declared overfished in 2000, the Mid-Atlantic stock (north of Cape Hatteras) …

Tuna, Yellowfin

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[/] Species Name:Thunnus albacares Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:A popular member of the tuna family, sometimes called “Ahi” When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where: Various Locations; Hawaii How: Wild Caught Yellowfin Tuna Exclusive Hawaiian Ahi Tuna Program Grading Guide Back to Product Guide Characteristics Yellowfin Tuna, with its gorgeous red color, is often served raw or quickly seared.  After it is cooked, …

Orange Roughy

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[/] Species Name:Hoplostethus atlanticus Sustainability Rating:Red – Avoid What:Also known as Slimehead When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – New Zealand How – Wild Caught; Trawl Back to Product Guide Characteristics Fresh Orange Roughy has bright orange skin and beautiful pearly, white meat that cooks up mild and flaky. For Your Menu Since orange roughy has such a delicate flavor – don’t overwhelm …

Barramundi (USA)

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[/] Species Name:Lates calcarifer Sustainability Rating:grey – unrated What:Barramundi (aka Giant Perch or Asian Seabass) has sky rocketed to international fame due to its adaptability to aquaculture. The name Barramundi came from the Australian Aboriginal language meaning large-scaled river fish.  Consistent pricing and supply makes it a menu standout; it’s also delicious! When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – USA How – Farm …

Yellowtail

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[/] Species Name:Seriola lalandei Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative (USA; all catch methods) Yellow – Good Alternative (Mexico; handline) Red – Avoid (Mexico; drift and set net) What:Yellowtail (aka: Amberjack) is often mistakenly referred to as a Tuna, but is actually a member of the Jack family. Schools of Yellowtail migrate along the coastlines of California and Mexico. During the …

Halibut, Cortez

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[/] Species Name:Paralichthys aestuarius Sustainability Rating:Red – Avoid What:Cortez Halibut is a delicious flat fish from Mexico. When:Available Year-Round Where/How: Where – Mexico (Sea of Cortez) How – Wild-caught; long-line Back to Product Guide Characteristics The Cortez Halibut yields firm fillets with a mild, delicious flavor. Alternatives include Pacific Halibut, Atlantic Halibut, Dover or Petrale sole. For Your Menu Like …