Scorpion Fish - Scorpaena guttata (Sculpin)

Finfish  <<  Scorpion Fish

 Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Scorpion Fish,  Scorpaena guttata  (Sculpin)
 

WARNING:

THE INTERNAL ORGANS OF SCORPION FISH ARE HIGHLY TOXIC AND LETHAL. DO NOT EAT ANY INTERNAL ORGAN OR ROE.

Range:

Baja Mexico, Sea of Cortez

Seasonality:

Seldom

Method of Capture:

Hook & Line

Sustainability Consideration:

This is a periodic fishery. Scorpion Fish not being sought after commercially.

Size Range:

6 to 12 inches

Flavor and Texture:

Mild, sweet flavor with a firm and juicy texture

Cooking Tips:

braise, stew, sauté