The market has been pretty stable across all fisheries (with the exception of softshells), which means both variety and quality have been excellent! This week, we are featuring beautiful snapper and grouper as well as Nantucket Lightship Sea Scallops. Our Oyster selection is great, with a main focus on the Great White Oyster! Find out more in this weeks Seafood Current.

Nantucket Lightship Sea Scallops

Product Of: USA- Nantucket Island, MA
Harvested off the southeast coast of Nantucket Island, our wild scallops are sustainably caught and processed under US Regulations. Wild sea scallops have a sweet, rich taste that is mild in flavor with a touch of brine.

Sustainability: The Atlantic Scallop population is near record high and the fishery operates at sustainable levels. The collaborative work of scallop fishermen, scientists, fishery managers and environmentalists are responsible for keeping this fishery sustainable for today and the future.

 

Gulf Wild Red Grouper

Product Of: USA- FL
Catch Method: Longline
Sustainability: Good Alternative

Red grouper is sweet and mild in flavor (more so than black grouper) and excellent for baking, broiling, frying, or grilling. Each fish is gill tagged with the exact location of catch, catch method, captain and the vessel from which it was caught for 100% traceability.

Florida Hog Snapper

Product Of: USA- FL
Catch Method: Handline/ Hand Implements
Sustainability: Good Alternative

With a diet heavy in shellfish, mussels and clams, the hog snapper is known for its naturally sweet, succulent meat and delicate flavor. Hogs are carefully caught and landed in the Florida Gulf waters.

Specialty Seafood Availability:

  • Fresh Cod Loins- Iceland
  • Monkfish Fillet & Whole- USA
  • Wolffish Fillet- Norway
  • Bronzini, Whole-Greece
  • Redfish- USA
  • Striped Bass, Pacifico- Mexico
  • Pacific Rockfish- Canada
  • Black Grouper- Mexico
  • Red Grouper- USA
  • Hog Snapper- USA
  • Red Snapper- Mexico
  • Yellowtail Snapper- USA
  • Yellowedge Grouper- USA

Featured Oyster of the Week:

GREAT WHITES

Harvest Locations: Barnstable, Massachusetts

Size: 3.5″ in length

Availability: Year-round

Description: Moderate salt content with prolonged sweet ocean finish. White, salty, and full bodied. Great White is a fitting name for this beastly bivalve after a rise of Great White shark sightings off of Cape Cod.

Additional Oyster Availability:

  • Moondancers
    Damariscotta River, ME
    Very briny with a sweet finish

  • Egg Island
    Lewis Bay of Yarmouth, MA
    Full meats with an impressive full brine and earthy finish

  • Great White
    Barnstable, MA
    3.5″/ Moderate salt content with prolonged sweet ocean finish

  • Bluepoint
    East Coast
    3.5″/ Medium salinity with a light mineral finish

  • Duxbury Standard
    Duxbury, MA
    3.5″ / Very crisp brine with buttery meats.

  • Hurricane Harbour
    Northumberland Strait, PEI
    3″ / High salinity with firm, crisp meats and a sweet finish

  • Thunder Caps
    PEI, Canada
    3″/ Rich and salty liquor with a crisp sweetness

  • Red Raiders
    Crowe’s Pasture Beach – East Dennis, MA
    3.5″/ Simply put, salty-salty sweet

  • Wellfleet
    Cape Cod Bay, MA
    3″/ Medium-high salinity and abright, crisp finish

  • Buckley Bay
    Bayne’s Sound, British Columbia
    2-3″/ beach oyster, melon taste, salty finish

  • Elkhorn
    Willapa Bay, Washington Coast/ 3″/ Firm meats, high brine, sweet flavor and melon finish

  • Kumamoto
    Oakland, Washington
    2″ / Mild brine with creamy meats and a honeydew finish