Opah - Lampris guttatus (Moon Fish)

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Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Opah,  Lampris guttatus  (Moon Fish)


Oceans world-wide


Year-round, sporadic

Method of Capture:


Sustainability Consideration:

This is not a targeted fish, but is byctch of the tuna and swordfish fisheries and is not thrown overboard.

Size Range:

20 to 80 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Rich, fatty and tuna-like in flavor and texture

Cooking Tips:

grill, sauté, confit, simmer, salt bake