Sweet Shrimp

Sweet shrimp are a species of shrimp found in cold parts of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Many different English names are used, with little consensus (deep-water shrimp, cold-water shrimp, northern shrimp, Alaskan pink shrimp, pink shrimp, northern red shrimp, Greenland prawn (UK)). Often the word shrimp is replaced by prawn, albeit incorrectly.


Filefish (also known as foolfish, leatherjackets or shingles) are tropical to subtropical marine fish. Found in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans, the filefish family contains approximately 107 species. Filefish are closely related to the triggerfish, pufferfish and trunkfish. Their laterally compressed bodies and rough, sandpapery skin inspired the filefish’s common name; it is said […]

Blue Marlin

Marlin, Istiophoridae, is a member of a group of marine fish known as “billfish”, and is closely linked to the freshwater trout. A marlin has an elongated body, a spear-like snout, and a long rigid dorsal fin, which extends forwards to form a crest. Its common name is thought to derive from its notional resemblance […]

Rainbow Trout

Rainbow trout. Usually cooked unless live. The rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) is a species of salmonid native to tributaries of the Pacific Ocean in Asia and North America as well as much of the central, western, eastern, and especially the northern portions of the United States. The ocean going (anadromous) form (including those returning for […]


Salmon is the common name for several species of fish of the family Salmonidae. The fish is pink and silver. Several other fish in the family are called trout. Salmon live in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, as well as the Great Lakes and other lakes. Typically, salmon are anadromous: they are born in […]


A special vinegar used as an ingredient with other flavors, as well as to flavor rice.


Japanese shellfish. A whelk is one of several species of large sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks found in temperate waters. In North America, the word whelk is used for “busycon whelks”, several species of large, usually edible Busycon snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Melongenidae. For information about the edible European and northern Atlantic […]