Opakapaka

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(aka: opaka; crimson jobfish; crimson snapper; Hawaiian pink snapper)

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Species Name:
Pristipomoides filamentosus
Sustainability Rating:

YellowYellow – Good Alternative

What:

A delicious member of the snapper family

When:
Available sporadically year-round
Where/How:

Where – Hawaii/South Pacific

How – Wild Caught/Longline

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsOpakapaka cooks up firm with a delicate flavor.

 

For Your Menu

MenuEnjoy this delicious fish raw as sashimi or grill, broil, bake, saute, steam or add to curries or soups.

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffLet your guests know this delicious fish is prized for its delicate flavor and is a coveted sushi fish.


For Your Retail Display

Retail If you’re lucky enough to feature Opakapaka in your case, encourage your customers to try this delicious fish – if they like snapper, they will love Opakapaka.