Species Name:Etelis carbunculus
Grey – Unranked
A member of the Snapper Family, Ehu is sometimes called “Deep Water Red Snapper”
When:Available Sporadically Year-Round
Where – Fiji, South Pacific, Hawaii
How – Wild Caught/Longline
Like many Snappers, Ehu has firm flesh and a mild, delicious flavor. You may find Ehu is a bit more succulent due to a little higher fat content since it lives in deep, cold water.
For Your Menu
Pan sear, grill, saute, bake or roast this delicious snapper – why not pair it with other flavors from the South Pacific like tropical fruits?
For Your Waitstaff
Feel free to compare Ehu to snapper (since it is a snapper), but let customers know it’s a deep water snapper, which gives it a characteristic texture and flavor.
For Your Retail Display
Why not add a beautiful cut orchid or some other tropical decor to your case to highlight Ehu’s South Pacific origins?