Rockfish are found throughout California waters near rugged and rocky areas at depths of 100 to 500 ft. These beautiful fish are both similar to and commonly mislabeled as red snapper. There is a wide variety of pacific rockfish, most notably the vermillion rockfish. They are are a great option for a whole fish dish cooked in the oven, frying on a pan, on the grill or even fried in a wok. Its pinkish white fillets are also well suited for sauteing. Vermilion Rock Cod has a “Good Alternative” rating from Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch.
Ideal for whole fish dishes and pan frying / sautéing
Harvest Method: Baited Longlines, and Hook & Line
Origins: San Diego, CA, USA
- Whole Fish come ready to cook (gilled, gutted and scaled)