Alternative Names: Corvina drum, weakfish, chilean croaker
Monterey Bay Recommendation: Corvina is a name commercially used for a wide variety of drums and croakers. Most commonly it would be a weakfish or a chilean croaker. Try to identify the actual species when purchasing this and then look it up at seafoodwatch.org.
Uses in Cooking: This fish is known for being the most popular fish used in ceviche in South and Central America. It can be frilled, baked, or fried, but it really shines in ceviche.
Similar Fish: Spotted seatrout, white seabass, chilean seabass
Description: This fish has a mild flavor which can be a little sweet with large flakes. It is firm and uniform throughout.
Fun Facts: The name of this fish is a catch-all for hundreds of types of primarily ocean fish. It can be tough to determine the actual species and the flavor can vary.