Wolffish, Spotted


Species Name:
Anarhichas minor
Sustainability Rating:

Grey grey – unranked


A bottom-dwelling large marine fish of the Anarhichadidae family that’s also known as the Leopardfish. Although historically known as ocean catfish, Wolffish is not related to the freshwater catfish.

We carry MSC-certified Wolffish!

Available year-round

Where: Iceland

How: Wild; hook & line


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CharacteristicsSpotted Wolffish’s diet consists primarily of shellfish which gives its meat a mild and sweet flavor. This versatile fish can be cooked in many ways: baking, barbecued, broiling, steaming, and poaching. Wolffish has no scales so it cannot be kosher.

For Your Menu

MenuWhen cooked, the lean (6.3% fat) white flesh is moist, tender, and firm; the flavor is very mild, yet complex and rich.  A delicious fish, mostly undiscovered by seafood lovers.

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffIf customers are looking for a delicious mild meat that is sweet and firm, suggest Spotted Wolffish. Pair this wonderful fish with a great tasting chardonnay.

For Your Retail Display

Retail Make sure you highlight this beautiful fish on plently of fresh greens and ice. Wolffish is a great option for customers looking for a milder fish to cook with meat that is nice and firm and versatile in many cooking applications.