European Sea Bass – Loup de Mer or Branzino

The European bass, Dicentrarchus labrax, a sea bass, is also know as Loup de Mer (French) or Bronzino (Italian). Other names include: bar commun, lavraki, and robalo. Identifying Characteristics and Biology The European sea bass is silver gray all over with a darker...

John Dory – Zeus Faber

The John Dory fish is noted in Jules Verne’s An Antarctic¬†Mystery, published in 1897: Among the denizens of the deep, captured by the crew of the schooner with line and net, I noted more particularly a sort of giant John Dory (dorade) three feet in length, with...

Barramundi – Lates Calcarifer

Barramundi – Lates calcarifer, Asian sea bass. Identifying Characteristics Elongated body, with a prominent upper jaw. Large scales that are ctenoid (toothed on the edges). During their life cycle they migrate from freshwater to brackish water to spawn. They are...

Albaore and Shrimp Beignets

PrintAlbacore and Shrimp Beignets Ingredients3 cups albacore tuna, hand chopped1 1/2 cups shrimp meat, hand chopped2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint1/4 teaspoon rushed fennel seeds1 1/3 cups milk2 eggs2 2/3 cups all purpose flour4 teaspoons baking powder1 tablespoon...