Alternative Names: None

Monterey Bay Recommendation: No recommendation. There is no commercial fishery. If you happen to catch one of these, it probably wouldn't hurt to eat it.

Uses in Cooking: Most people are unlikely see, let alone cook this wacky fish. It is similar to shark and handles high heat and long cook times. It does well in curries, fried, or grilled.

Similar Fish: Leopard shark, swordfish, thresher shark

Description: The meat is firm and coarse textured, even a little stringy. The flavor is mild if handled correctly, but takes on a strong ammonia flavor if not.

Fun Facts: This fish looks like a shark stitched together with a ray, as if it were designed by a child.