Luvar - Luvarus imperialis

Finfish  <<  Luvar

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Luvar,  Luvarus imperialis


Baja and Southern California


Fall and winter

Method of Capture:

Gillnet, Palagic Longline

Sustainability Consideration:

This is an incidental fishery associated with swordfish. Luvar is not targeted, but is sometimes bycatch that is not thrown overboard.

Size Range:

20 to 60 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Mild and sweet with a firm, gelatinous texture

Cooking Tips:

sauté, grill, broil