Opah - Lampris guttatus (Moon Fish)

Finfish  <<  Opah

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

Range:

Oceans world-wide

Seasonality:

Year-round, sporadic

Method of Capture:

Longline

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