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Author Archives: Courtney

Market Report: November 8, 2021

Market Report: November 8, 2021

  ______________________________________________________________________________________________ FISH OF THE WEEK Gulf Coast OYSTERS are loved by millions. Whether you eat them in moderation or by the dozen, these delightful mollusks provide a low calorie protein that are an excellent source of zinc, vitamin B-12, and omega-3 fatty acids. The bays, bayous and inlets of the Gulf Coast are home…

Market Report: November 1, 2021

Market Report: November 1, 2021

  ______________________________________________________________________________________________ FISH OF THE WEEK   Black Drum are gray or black colored with a high arched back with slightly angled verticle light black stripes.  They lack the spot on the tail which the Red Drum has. The common name “Drum fish” comes from their ability to make a drumming sound during courtship or when…

Market Report: October 26, 2021

Market Report: October 26, 2021

  ______________________________________________________________________________________________ FISH OF THE WEEK   Little Necks are the smallest hard shell clam. They are known for their sweet taste. Littleneck clams can be found from the Aleutian Islands to Baja California, though they are only abundant north of Oregon. Commonly found in bays and estuaries along the coast of British Columbia, littleneck…

Market Report: October 18, 2021

Market Report: October 18, 2021

  ______________________________________________________________________________________________ FISH OF THE WEEK   Tear drop in shape, East Coast Oysters have a smooth shell and post a saltier flavor than their West Coast counterparts. Being filter feeders, the oyster takes on the flavor of their surroundings. If an outer is closer to the ocean, it will be saltier. If grown near…

Market Report: October 11, 2021

Market Report: October 11, 2021

  ______________________________________________________________________________________________ FISH OF THE WEEK   Arctic Char is a cold-water fish. It is closely related to both salmon and lake trout with many of the same characteristics of both. Arctic Char vary in color depending on the time of year and the environment in which it lives.The flesh can range from bright red…

Market Report: October 4, 2021

Market Report: October 4, 2021

  ______________________________________________________________________________________________ FISH OF THE WEEK   Swordfish is a highly migratory, predatory fish characterized by a long, flat bill. They are harvested worldwide in deep temperate and tropical seas year-round. Swordfish is low in calories (130 calories per 3 oz.) and high in protein (22g). It is mildly sweet with a moist, meaty texture…

Market Report: September 27, 2021

Market Report: September 27, 2021

  ______________________________________________________________________________________________ FISH OF THE WEEK A member of the sea bass family, barramundi is native to Australia’s northern tropical waters and parts of Southeast Asia. Barramundi is a versatile and eco-friendly fish. The fish was named by the Australia’s Aborigines, meaning river fish with large scales. Barramundi has a firm, moist texture and large…

Market Report: September 20, 2021

Market Report: September 20, 2021

  ______________________________________________________________________________________________ FISH OF THE WEEK The American red snapper is also known as red snapper or genuine red snapper. The red snapper is a white fish and one of the most sought-after fish in the Gulf of Mexico, prized by both commercial and recreational fishermen with a mild flavor and medium texture. Red snapper…

Market Report: September 14, 2021

Market Report: September 14, 2021

  ______________________________________________________________________________________________ FISH OF THE WEEK Albacore Tuna, also known as a longfin tuna can be found in temperate and tropical waters across the globe. They are unique among tuna in that their primary food source is cephalopods, not fish. Like other tunas, it has a “steak-like” texture, but less firm than Yellowfin or Bigeye…

Market Report: August 30, 2021

Market Report: August 30, 2021

  ______________________________________________________________________________________________ FISH OF THE WEEK In the Indiana Ocean, east of Madagascar is a warm tropical climate with clear, clean water… perfect for farming redfish. Redfish, a member of the drum, croaker family are generally considered the best eating of all American drum species. These redfish have a superior flavor profile due to its…