Delicate, nutty, sweet flavor with a flaky, medium-firm texture.
Generally year-round. Availability is more limited in the winter months of November-February due to stormy weather.
Often called “red snapper” at fish markets and restaurants, there are 64 species of rockfish managed in the Pacific Ocean. They can live about as long as people do, and studies show that as they get older, the females produce more and more eggs.