Pacific Rockfish (Sebastes Spp.)- from Sea to Table, landed in Astoria, OR
Marketed widely as Pacific snapper, these fish have fillets that are mild and slightly sweet tasting. The medium texture means means it fits nicely between firm fish (like swordfish) and delicate fish (like sole). Rockfish is not fishy tasting or oily, like sardines or mackerel. Instead, it's clean taste takes on the flavor of the spices you cook with. Rockfish is an easy substitute for almost any other white fish, including tilapia and bass.