Swordfish is a highly migratory, predatory fish characterized by a long, flat bill. They are harvested worldwide in deep temperate and tropical seas year-round. Swordfish is low in calories (130 calories per 3 oz.) and high in protein (22g). It is mildly sweet with a moist, meaty texture and moderately high fat content. The flesh can range from white/ivory to pink or orange. The color variations do not reflect quality. All swordfish meat turns beige in color after cooking.
FDA note: Swordfish have high levels of methyl-mercury, so the FDA advises that pregnant women, nursing women, women of childbearing age, and young children avoid eating swordfish.
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Notes from our buyer
Halibut availability from East Coast and Canada is improving. Norwegian Farmed Halibut is arriving direct from Norway. Call your sales rep for pricing and availability.
Mahi availability is looking good this week. Prices are holding steady. We have a good amount arriving just in time for the weekend. 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 limited due to cold weather. Prices are up. Non-Domestic Crab pricing is holding steady. Call your sales rep today for more information.
Availability on littleneck clams and Mussels is looking great this week! Cold weather did not cause as many issues as they thought. 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, including Cadillac Oysters. Although named primarily for being grown near Cadillac Mountain in Maine, this oyster is widely known as the Cadillac of Oysters as well. Clean, consistent with a crisp finish!
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 expected to increase in the coming weeks due to lent. North Sea Salmon had a price increase affective this week. Canadian Salmon prices are holding steady.
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 better with prices slowly coming back down. 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 expected to be limited this week. High winds is keeping the boats from going out. We 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 a lot better, and with improved pricing. 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.