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
The Alaskan halibut season has officially ended for the year. We are getting our last shipments in this week. Canadian Halibut will be available. Whole Farmed Norwegian Halibut will be another option as well.
Mahi availability is looking great this week, with prices looking good. Call your sales rep for pricing and availability. Frozen fillets are also a great option.
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 availability is looking good. Non-Domestic crab availability from Columbia is looking good. 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.
Cod availability is looking good. We receive shipments twice a week. 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. Weather may put a strain on some areas. Call your sales rep for pricing and availability.
Texas Gulf Sacks are available, with decent availability. We have Pink Banded Irradiated oysters, Gold Bands and Gulf Oyster Sacks available this week. Fresh Shucked Standard & Select Gallons are available as well.
Extra Jumbo Redfish (3lb and up) availability is improving. The fish are coming in around 3 to 3.5 lbs. We are seeing some shortages on the smaller sizes, Jumbo Redfish (2.5-3 lb.). Striped Bass availability is somewhat limited due to sizing as well. Please call your sales rep for pricing and availability.
Prices are up on farmed Salmon. In large part due to the strike in Chile. The strike in Chile has brought more demand from other countries, like Canada, Norway and Scotland. The State of Emergency is over in Chile. However, they are still experiencing strikes by other organizations. We will continue to work with our vendor partners, and monitor the situation.
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 pricing is looking good this week with good availability. We are looking to have a good amount of 2+ and #1 fish for the weekend.
Catch out of Hackberry, LA is looking good. We have new shipments arriving this week. Keep in touch with your sales rep for the latest on 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 this week, with prices slightly up. We have new shipments arriving all throughout the week. Call your sales rep for pricing and availability.
Rainbow trout availability from the farms has improved. The Ruby Trout Farm is back up and running. Availability is looking good on the 6-8 size fillets. The larger 8-10 oz natural fillets are very limited right now. They fish are not getting large enough to produce that large of a fillet. Call 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.