Fin Fish

Broken down into round fish and flat fish here we will look at some types and

uses.

 

There are more round fish than listed here, different bass, mahi mahi, tuna, sword etc.

Round fish

Cod – brown spotted skin and white lateral line. This fish can be used for many things

from a baked cod to fish chowder, it is mild in flavor. Cod is a Cold water fish,

which is available all year.

Average size that goes to the market is 8 – 15 lbs.

 

Uses: Fish and Chips, Broiled, Baked, Stuffed, Casserole, Fish Chowder


Haddock – grey skin and black lateral line. Haddock is usually purchased with skin on to

distinguish it from cod. They haddocklook very similar. The average size that goes to

market is 3 – 5 lbs.

Uses: Fish and Chips, Broiled,

Baked, Stuffed, Casserole, Fish

Chowder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Pollack – Grey blue skin and white lateral line. Available 12 months out of the year.

Is often used for fish and chips or chowders. The average market size is 8 – 15

lbs.

Uses: Fish and Chips, Fish Chowder

 

Bluefish – Seasonal, stronger flavor, best size to eat is 3 – 4 lbs. The average market size

is 8 – 15 lbs.

Uses: Grilled, Broiled, Pan Fried, Baked

 

Salmon - there are many different salmons, pink, coho, keta, king, atlantic, norwegian.

All have different flavor profiles. Salmon is a fish that is farm raised as well. A

wild salmon has a fuller flavor than does a farm raised fish.

salmon

 

Uses: roasted, poached, boudin, grilled, pan

roasted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


turbo

 

Flat Fish These fish lay flat on the bottom of

the sea. They have two eyes on dark (Dextral

side) which faces upward. The lighter side

(sinistral) lays on the bottom usually in sandy

areas. Flat fish also includes, flounder , halibut,

sole and pictured to the left turbo.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sole – The body is more oval in shape and fins are straight. Dover Sole is difficult to

doversoledistinguish unless it is seen as a Whole fish.

Otherwise the consumer could be deceived into

paying more for a cheaper product. Pictured to

the left here is dover sole.

Uses: Pan Fried, Stuffed, Rolled

 

Flounder – The body is more rounded and the

fins come to a point.

Uses: Pan Fried, Stuffed, Rolled