Baqueta Grouper - Epinephelus acanthistius

Finfish  <<  Baqueta Grouper

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Baqueta Grouper,  Epinephelus acanthistius


Baja Mexico to Southern California


Periodically, year round

Method of Capture:

Gillnet and Hook & Line

Sustainability Consideration:

The commercial fishery out of Baja is primarily small boat hook & line, and its lack of infrastructure and size limits the effect on fish populations.

Size Range:

5 to 20 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Sweet and mild flavor with a firm texture

Cooking Tips:

Grill, braise, bake and sauté