Wolffish, Spotted


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, Wolfish is not related to the freshwater catfish.

Available year-round


Where: Iceland

How: Wild; hook & line


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Spotted 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, barbecueing, broiling, steaming, and poaching. Wolffish has no scales so it cannot be kosher.

For Your Menu

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

For Your Waitstaff

If 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

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.