BLACK SEA BASS

BLACK SEA BASS

Black Sea Bass Recipes!

Nutritional Information from NOAA FishWatch

Black sea bass is often confused with striped bass or tautog, which is also called blackfish. Black sea bass has a mild, fresh, somewhat delicate flavor and a tender but firm texture. The meat is snow white when cooked. Black sea bass is one of the best small fish to bake or grill whole.

Blue Ocean Institute = Yellow

Black Sea Bass are caught among rocky structures by both recreational and commercial fishers. They begin life as females and become males by the time they’re five years old, a characteristic that has the potential to increase their vulnerability to fishing pressure. In the Mid-Atlantic, good management in recent years is helping Black Sea Bass recover and they’re no longer overfished. In the South-Atlantic, however, Black Sea Bass are considered overfished and overfishing is still occurring.

Monterey Bay = Good Alternative

Black sea bass, a true sea bass, is commonly caught by commercial and recreational fishermen, along the entire U.S. Atlantic coast. The most common methods used to fish for black sea bass in the north Atlantic are trawling, pots and traps and hook-and-line. There are some environmental concerns associated with trawling and pots and traps, such as habitat destruction and bycatch, especially with trawling.

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2016 Season Now Open!

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We are excited for our fourth season operating in New York City! The coastal waters are warming up, enticing fish back inshore where our small boat NEW YORK fishermen can catch them.

We look forward to another year of super fresh seafood (rated by the Monterey Bay Aquarium as sustainably caught) such as bluefish, black sea bass, flounder, fluke, squid, swordfish, monkfish, and yellowfin tuna.

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Matt and Gaya

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