Species Name:Acipenser transmontanus
This long-lived prehistoric throwback is a unique creature with a tasty, firm meat and highly prized roe. Farming has created a viable alternative to continuing to impact threatened wild species – in this country and abroad.
Where – California, Washington, Idaho
How – Farm Raised
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If your customers have never tried sturgeon, this is a great opportunity for seafood lovers to add to their life experiences… it’s a rather unique fish, and they’ll enjoy it’s interestingly meaty texture, and mild flavor. If you’re working with fish that’s farmed in California, try pairing it with a local wine; depending on how it’s prepared sturgeon can pair with both whites, reds and sparkling wines.