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Specifics On Quality: Highly oily fish, excellent flavor, white flesh.
Primarily Sold As: Whole fish
Culinary: Broiled skin on, grilled, sautéed, baked, smoked.
Characteristic: Butterfish - Peprilus triacanthus - These are very small fish, known also as the dollar fish, shiner and skipjack. They can be found from South Carolina to Nova Scotia. They travel in small schools and spawn offshore in the Gulf of Maine in the summer months. As its name suggests the fish has a very high oil content.
Butterfish - currently unavailable. Please contact us for suggested substitutions.
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