John Dory - Zeus faber (Saint Pierre, Saint Peter's Fish)

Finfish <<  John Dory

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of John Dory,  Zeus faber  (Saint Pierre, Saint Peter's Fish)


New Zealand and Australia


Our winter and spring

Method of Capture:

Danish Seine and Multispecies Trawl

Sustainability Consideration:

While most New Zealand fisheries policies are precautionary, the status of these populations are not certain, and the research isn't forthcoming. It's best to purchase Danish Seine-caught John Dory.

Size Range:

1.5 to 6 inches at the largest

Flavor and Texture:

Rich and complex mild sweetness with a succulent texture of delicate firmness

Cooking Tips:

sauté, grill, stew, ideal in soups, bake in gratin