Cusk - Brosme brosme

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Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Cusk,  Brosme brosme


Cape Cod to New Jersey


The winter and spring months

Method of Capture:

Bottom Longline, Trawl and Gillnet

Sustainability Consideration:

This fish is bycatch and is not a targeted species, so when it does come on the market, it's best to utilize the bycatch.

Size Range:

5 pounds to 10 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Extreamly mild in taste with a firm texture

Cooking Tips:

braise, fry - good for chowders and "poor man's fish and chips"