Giant Sea Bass - Stereolepis gigas

Finfish  <<  Giant Sea Bass

  Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Giant Sea Bass,  Stereolepis gigas
 

Range:

Southern California to the Gulf of Baja

Seasonality:

Seldom

Method of Capture:

Usually a bycatch of Gillnetting

Sustainability Consideration:

These are endangered and protected; only a handful can be taken and are typically the bycatch of another fishery.

Size Range:

50 to 200 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Sweet and meaty flavor with a very firm to chewy texture

Cooking Tips:

bake, sauté, grill, braise