Cockle is the common name for a group of (mostly) small, edible, saltwater clams, marine bivalve mollusks in the family Cardiidae. Various species of cockles live in sandy sheltered beaches throughout the world. The distinctive rounded shells of cockles are symmetrical, and are heart-shaped when viewed from the end. In most but not all genera […]
The cornetfishes are an extremely elongated fishes. They are found worldwide in tropical and subtropical marine environments ranging up to 200 centimetres (6.6 ft) in length. Cornetfishes are as thin and elongate as many eels, but are distinguished by a very long snout, distinct dorsal and anal fins, and a forked caudal fin whose center […]
The escolar is a snake mackerel, and commonly marketed as Butterfish or Walu.
The giant clam, or traditionally, pa’ua, is the largest living bivalve mollusk. One of a number of large clam species native to the shallow coral reefs of the South Pacific and Indian oceans, they can weigh more than 200 kilograms (440 pounds), measure as much as 1.2 metres (4 feet) across, and have an average […]
Spiny lobsters, also known as ‘Florida lobster’ (in Florida), langouste, or rock lobsters, are a family of about 45 species. Spiny lobsters are also sometimes erroneously and much less commonly called crayfish, sea crayfish or crawfish. In the United States, a crayfish or crawfish most commonly refers to the freshwater animal with two claws, while […]
Dried bonito fish.
Tilefishes are mostly small marine fish found in shallow waters in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. Commercial fisheries exist for the largest species, making them important food fish, although the American Food and Drug Administration warns pregnant or breastfeeding women against eating them or shark, swordfish, or king mackerel due to mercury contamination. The […]
Cooked Monterey squid.
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 […]
The albacore is a type of tuna. This species is also called albacore fish, albacore tuna, longfin, albies, pigfish, tombo ahi, binnaga, Pacific albacore, German bonito (but see bonito), longfin tuna, longfin tunny, or even just tuna. It is the only tuna species which may be marketed as “white meat tuna” in the United States. […]