Arctic Char - Salvelinus alpinus

Finfish  <<  Arctic Char

 Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of&nbsp; Arctic Char, S alvelinus alpinus
 

Range:

Iceland, Norway and Canada

Seasonality:

Year-round

Method of Capture:

Farmed in land-based closed freshwater systems

Sustainability Consideration:

Only sterilized fish are raised, and there is a low risk of escapement, thus low risk of the spread of disease and cross-breeding with wild fish.

Size Range:

1 to 5 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Mild, slightly mossy, sweet flavor with a soft texture and delicate flake

Cooking Tips:

sauté, grill, bake