Octopus

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Species Name:
Octopus vulgaris
Sustainability Rating:

GreyGrey – Unranked

What:

Common Octopus (Octopus vulgaris) makes up the majority of the global octopus catch.

When:
Available Year-Round
Where/How:

Where – Morocco, Spain, Tunisia, Indonesia, Thailand

How – Wild Caught – Traps, Pots, Trawl

 

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsWe carry a variety of Octopus options – from baby Octopus to larger options (6/8 lbs). Check in with your sales rep to get what you need for your particular application.

For Your Menu

MenuOctopus is a versatile seafood options. Enjoyed as sushi or sashimi, in a ceviche, grilled or roasted.

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffDid you know – Octopus have a short life span and produce many offspring which makes populations generally very resilient to fishing pressure!


For Your Retail Display

Retail If you have customers interested in Octopus, it’s a great item to keep in the freezer section. It freezes really well and is easy to inventory.