Common name: Rougheye, Shortracker, Pacific ocean perch, Yelloweye
Rockfish are deep-sea fish. Their family gather about 70 species that are difficult to distinguish once in a net, except for the Rougheye, which has a white flesh instead of pink, like all the others. Of all rockfish, fewer than 10 species are marketed.
Skin on or off, pin bones in or out
- Its flesh is usually very pale pink and lean. It becomes opaque after cooking.
- Its texture is flaky and fairly firm. Its taste is delicate.
- Rich in vitamins B12 and D, as well as in selenium and phosphorus.