April 14, 2014


Ahi is the Hawaiian name for yellowfin tuna. This delicacy has a firm, meaty texture with a color that ranges from pink in younger fish... Read More


Anchovies might well be called the Rodney Dangerfield of fish: they get no respect. This fish has been used in more jokes than a rubber... Read More


The first time I saw someone wearing a T-shirt that said, “Keep Clam and Carry On” I thought it was either a dyslexic printer or... Read More

Cod, Alaskan

The Alaskan Cod is a white fish also known as “Pacific cod” and is related to the Atlantic Cod, though it’s hard to imagine the... Read More

Cod, Black

The black cod is unrelated to the wildly popular Alaskan cod, and is sold in the US under the only name allowed by the FDA,... Read More


Good flounder comes from everywhere but California, at least that’s the popular notion. To the unlucky and uninformed fisherman who snags an arrowtooth flounder, he’ll... Read More

Halibut, California

There are two types of halibut found off the west coast, each having imaginative names: Pacific halibut and California halibut.
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