Arctic Char is a cold-water fish. It is closely related to both salmon and lake trout with many of the same characteristics of both. Arctic Char vary in color depending on the time of year and the environment in which it lives.The flesh can range from bright red to pale pink. Commercial Arctic char typically weigh between 2 and 10 lb. The flesh is fine flaked and medium firm. Buyers consider Artic char a good substitute for farm-raised salmon because it has a more delicate texture and clean, mild flavor.
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Notes from our buyer
The Alaskan halibut fishery has opened. We have fish arriving this week. Wild Canadian Halibut also arriving this week from Emery Boys out of Nova Scotia Canada. Call your sales rep for pricing and availability.
Mahi availability and prices are improving. We have a several shipments arriving throughout the week. Call your sales rep for pricing and availability.
Catch volumes are looking good this week. Fish ranging in size from 1-2, 2-4, and 4-8 are available. Call your sales rep for pricing and availability.
Fresh Domestic Crab is still limited due to cold weather. Prices are up. Non-Domestic is also limited. Call your sales rep today for more information.
Availability on littleneck clams and Mussels is looking great this week! Call your sales rep for pricing and availability
Availability is looking good, with pricing holding steady. Call your sales rep for pricing and availability.
Arctic Char is a unique strain of saltwater char sustainably farm-raised in Iceland. Often compared to salmon and trout, Arctic Char has a distinct, sweet buttery flavor and firm pink flesh that sets it apart from other fish on the market. We get this in twice a week; ask your sales rep for more info.
We have a great selection of oysters this week. Make sure you are on our East Coast oyster list that we send out every week. We have access to several varieties each week. Sassy Malpeques are a great oyster from PEI. They are farmed by hand to ensure consistent meat yield and have a distinct sweet brine balanced against a salty snap. Call you sales rep to pre-order today!
Availability on gulf oysters is looking good. We are picking up multiple times a week. Call your sales rep for an order today!
Extra Jumbo Redfish (3lb and up) have a good availability right now. Jumbo Redfish (2.5-3 lb.) availability is starting to not be as plentiful. Striped Bass is a great option this time of year as well.
Chile Salmon prices are still up. We expect prices to continue to increase as we get into the Lenten season. Canadian Salmon and North Sea Salmon prices are also on the rise.
This salmon is naturally raised; Antibiotic Free, Chemical Free, Preservative Free, and Hormone Free. The feed is comprised of all natural and sustainable resources. And unlike other farm raised salmon Wild Isle Salmon is raised in the open ocean of the Shetland Islands, and not in a Loch or Bay like other farms raised salmons.
U10 Dry Scallop prices have gone up a little this week. We expect decent supplies for the coming weeks.
Tuna availability is looking good, with prices holding steady. We are looking to have a good amount of 2+ and #1 fish for the weekend.
The catch of Black Drum out of Hackberry, LA, is looking good this week. We plan to have new shipments arriving later this week. Call your sales rep for pricing and availability.
We currently carry H&G 10-20 KG & 20-30 KG Chilean Seabass. Seabass prices are holding steady.
Swordfish availability is looking good with prices coming back down. Call your sales rep for pricing an availability.
The shortage of Rainbow trout has not improved. The farms are experiencing slow growth, which is causing farms to run short. The Ruby trout farms are not having this issue. Ruby Trout is a wonderful substitute during this time. Get with your sales rep for pricing and availability.
Skye Ocean Trout
The All Natural Ocean Trout (Steelhead) is an amazing sashimi quality ocean trout with a higher fat content then salmon and a great flavor that lends itself to any type of cooking or smoking.