Alternative Names: Stone Bass
Monterey Bay Recommendation: Bon Appétit! Wreckfish from the U.S. Atlantic is a "Best Choice."
Uses in Cooking: Ideal for grilling and broiling.
Similar Fish: Swordfish, Grouper, White Seabass
Description: The flavor of this fish is meaty and savory, more pronounced than grouper but clean and interesting. The meat is steaky like swordfish, firm with large flakes.
Fun Facts: This fish occassionally lives in remote isolated populations, so much so that its range was extended to include South Carolina in 1987 and the mid Atlantic in 1996 when new groups were discovered. - iucnredlist.org