Octopus - order: Octopoda
Shellfish << Octopus
Method of Capture:
Three hundred species of octopus are recognized world-wide, with many being over-fished and many not sought-after as food. Fisheries out of Hawaii and The Gulf of Baja are considered healthy.
a vast range from .5 pound to up to 60 pounds, depending on the species
Flavor and Texture:
Rich, deep inky flavor with a firm yielding chewy texture
poach, grill, steam, boil, braise, pound out and serve raw