Alternative Names: European bass, white mullet

Monterey Bay Recommendation: Best Choice if sourced from recirculating aquaculture systems.

Uses in Cooking: This versatile fish can be roasted whole, baked, broiled, or grilled with skin on.

Similar Fish: Sea Bream, Tai Snapper, striped bass

Description: Firm flesh with a nice chewy texture and a subtle but distinct flavor. The skin of this fish is renowned for its great flavor and texture.

Fun Facts: The scientific name of this fish, dicentrarchus means "two sting anus" referring to two unique spines around the fish's vent.