Grouper

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[/] Species Name:Hyporthodus acanthistius Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Also known as Gulf Coney or Rooster Hind. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Mexico How – Wild Caught – Gillnet   Back to Product Guide Characteristics Mexican Grouper has a wonderfully mild, sweet but distinct flavor. The cooked meat is white and lean with firm, big flakes.  Chefs love it because it’s incredibly …

Lobster Tails, Australian

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[/] Species Name:Panulirus cygnus Sustainability Rating:Santa Monica Seafood Blue What:Tails from a species of Spiny Lobster found in Australia When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Australia How – Wild Caught/Traps Back to Product Guide Characteristics The meat of the Australian Spiny Lobsters tail is sweet and delicious, with a rich flavor.  We carry several size options – check in with your Santa …

Tuna, Albacore

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[/] Species Name:Thunnus alalunga Sustainability Rating:Multiple Options Available What:Albacore is a species of tuna in the family Scombridae. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where – Fiji, Tahiti, Hawaii How – Wild Caught; Longline, Purse Seine, Pole & Line Back to Product Guide Characteristics Albacore is shedding its image as just a canned tuna (we do carry a delicious canned option that’s MSC certified!). With …

Salmon (Wild), Alaska Pink

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[/] Species Name:Oncorhynchus gorbusha Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What: Also known as humpies, pinks are the most abundant (and smallest) of the commercially harvested salmon species of the Pacific Northwest. When:Available canned year-round; Available fresh mid-summer Where/How:Where – Alaska How – Wild caught; gill net, purse seine Back to Product Guide Characteristics Keep in mind that pink salmon have the …

Pollock

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[/] Species Name:Gadus chalcogrammus Sustainability Rating:Yellow  – Good Alternative What:Pollock, previously known as Alaska Pollock or Walleye Pollock is a member of the Cod family. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Alaska How – Wild-caught; Mid-water Trawl   Back to Product Guide Characteristics Pollock is an excellent choice if you’re looking for a mild white fish. Great for fish chowders and soups, …

Scallops, Alaska Weathervane

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[/] Species Name:Patinopecten caurinus Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What: Shucked scallop meat from Fresh Alaskan Weathervane Scallops When:August – October (fresh) Where/How:Where  – Alaska How – Wild Caught; Dredge Back to Product Guide Characteristics Fresh Weathervane scallops are some of the largest of the commercially harvested scallops and have a wonderful sweet flavor and firm texture.   We are bringing in …

Crabs, Blue

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[/] Species Name:Callinectes sapidus Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:Blue Crabs harvested from US waters When:Pre-Order Only Where/How:Where – USA How – Wild Caught/Traps Back to Product Guide Characteristics Blue Crabs are an iconic East Coast Seafood. It’s hard work to extract their delicious, sweet meat from their legs and bodies, but is a fun social event that people love! …

Salmon (Wild), Alaska Chum

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[/] Species Name:Oncorhynchus keta Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:One of the five commercially harvested wild Pacific salmon species, also known as Keta Salmon When:Available summer/fall (Canned or frozen year-round) Where/How:Where – Alaska How – Wild Caught/Seine Back to Product Guide Characteristics Known as a good value, Chum Salmon has less oil than the other commercially harvested salmon species.  It …

Snapper, American Red

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[/] Species Name:Lutjanus campechanus Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:A delicious member of the snapper family When:Sporadic Availability Where/How: Where – Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic How – Wild Caught; Longline Back to Product Guide Characteristics True American Red Snapper is not often available – mainly due to restrictive management put in place to help populations rebuild.  All that good …