Market Report: July 1, 2019

August 7, 2019

Barramundi, Asian seabass

Barramundi is a type of seabass that’s native to Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Internationally renowned for its deliciousness and versatility, barramundi is Aboriginal for “large-scaled silver fish”. Barramundi has a delicious and is packed with heart-healthy Omega-3s. It is a hardy species that lends itself to farming without antibiotics or hormones. It is said to be the “goldilocks of sustainable fish.”


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Notes from our buyer

The Alaskan halibut availability is looking good.  We have fish arriving this week. Call your sales rep for pricing and availability. 

Mahi availability is limited and prices are up. Call your sales rep for pricing and availability.

American Red Snapper-
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 Crabmeat
Fresh Domestic Crab availability is improving. Non-Domestic availability is improving, but prices are up. Call your sales rep today for more information.

Clams & Mussels
Availability on littleneck clams and Mussels is looking great this week! Call your sales rep for pricing and availability.

Icelandic Cod
Availability is looking good, with pricing holding steady.  Call your sales rep for pricing and availability.

Artic Char
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.

East Coast Oysters
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!

Gulf Oysters
Most Gulf oysters will be coming from Louisiana.  We do not foresee any issues with availability.  Irradiated Oysters are available as well. Call your sales rep for details!

Redfish & Striped Bass
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.

Farmed Salmon
Chile Salmon prices are coming down and starting to stabilize. Canadian Salmon and North Sea Salmon prices are holding steady.

Wild Salmon
We have multiple shipments of Wild Copper River Sockeye salmon arriving this week. King Salmon is also available.   Call your sales rep for more info on pricing and availability.

Wild Isles Natural Salmon
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 and pricing is looking good this week. We are looking to have a good amount of 2+ and #1 fish for the weekend. 

Black Drum
Catch out of Hackberry, LA has improved.  We have new shipments arriving 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. We have new shipments flying in just in time for the weekend. Call your sales rep for pricing an availability. 

Rainbow ‘Green’ and Ruby Trout
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.