Bluefish - Pomatomus saltatrix

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Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Bluefish,  Pomatomus saltatrix


Carolinas to New England


Spring and Summer

Method of Capture:

Hook & Line, Gillnet, Trap

Sustainability Consideration:

Bluefish is a popular sport fish, and in the recent past, they were wastefully discarded. Stocks are recovering as a result of regulation and conscientiousness with more "catch and release" practiced.

Size Range:

1 to 10 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Succulent rich, robust deep ocean flavor, with a soft, moist, meaty texture

Cooking Tips:

grill, bake, smoke, poach, batter and fry, salt & cure