Tile Fish - Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps

Finfish  <<  Tile Fish

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Tile Fish -  Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps


Gulf of Mexico to the Mid Atlantic


Year-round, or until catch quota is reached

Method of Capture:

Bottom Longline

Sustainability Consideration:

The Tile Fish fishery uses gear that has minimal impact on the ecosystem. Mid-Atlantic assessments are slightly above target, while those in The Gulf of Mexico are unknown.

Size Range:

1 to 8 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Light, sweet and shellfish-like in flavor with a firm and moderately flaky texture

Cooking Tips:

sauté, bake