Sablefish have high oil content, making them exceptionally flavourful. They are often called butterfish because of their melt-in-your-mouth, oil-rich meat. They have soft, velvety texture. Their meat has large, white flakes.
when is best to eat?
The State of Alaska manages fisheries for sablefish in state waters under a shared quota system – all permit holders receive an equal share of the annually determined catch quota. Annual quota divided among fishing gear types (fixed gear (longlines and pots) harvests around 85 percent of the sablefish quota and trawl gear about 15 percent).
Fishing season starts from approximately March 1 to November 15.
Caught by long line and Korean trap from Alaska, US and British Columbia, Canada FAO67-(Pacific North East).
Catch Months: July to December.
|Serving Weight||100g (raw)|
|Fat, total||15.3 g|
|Saturated fatty acids, total||3.201 g|
|Sugar, total||0 g|
|Fibre, total dietary||0 g|