Fish and Seafood Description; Best Cooking and Buying Tips; Nutrition Facts;

   All     Fish     Seafood

Abalone - Awabi (Japan), abulón (Spanish), muttonfish (Australia), ormer shells (English Channel), paua (New Zealand), and sea snails...
Anchovy - European anchovy, Argentine anchoita, Californian anchovy, Japanese anchovy, Peruvian anchoveta and Southern African anchovy...
Bluefish - Blue, chopper, fatback, skipjack, greenfish, Hatteras blue, taylor and slammer. Small bluefish are often called “snappers.”..
Bluegill - Panfish, blue sunfish, bluegill sunfish, copperheads, copperbellies, feshwter bream, and bluegill bream...
Bream - Yellowfin bream, yellowback bream, snapper, tarwhine, dorado, and porgy...
Carp - German carp, Chinese carp and mirror carp...
Catfish - Channel Catfish, Bullhead, Vietnamese Catfish, Sheatfish, Walking Catfish, African Sharptooth Catfish, Blue Catfish, and Flathead Catfish...
Char - Arctic char or Arctic charr, alpine trout, salmon trout...
Clams - Hard-shell clam, quahog, littleneck clams, cherrystone clam, chowder clam, Pacific littleneck clam, pismo, butter clams, soft-shell clam, carpet-shell clam, steamer clam, razor clam, geoduck clam, cockles, pipis, vongole...
Cod - Scrod or schrod (market names used interchangeably for young cod, haddock, and sometimes pollock), tomcod, true cod (Pacific), arctic cod, Greenland cod, Alaska cod...
Crab - Dungeness crab, king crab, snow crab, blue crab, stone crab, soft-shell crab...
Eel - European eel, river eel, common eel, American eel, Asian swamp eel, conger eel, spiny eel, electric eel, and eascann...
Flounder/Plaice - The flounder family is made up of many species of fish. In the United States, East Coast varieties include gray sole (also called witch flounder), winter flounder (also called blackback), American plaice (also called dab or sand dab), yellowtail flounder (also called dab or rusty flounder), summer flounder (also called fluke), and southern flounder. West Coast varieties include petrale sole, sand sole, English sole, Rex sole, Pacific sand dab, Dover sole (not to be confused with the English fish of the same name), and California flounder. True Dover sole comes from England, and sand sole from France...
Grouper - Red grouper, gray grouper, grass grouper, copper belly, black grouper, yellowfin grouper, red rockfish, spotted grouper, scamp, brown grouper, yellowmouth grouper, tiger grouper, jewfish, spotted jewfish, great grouper, giant grouper, nassau grouper, white grouper, bahamas grouper, rockfish, red hind, strawberry, sandwich grouper, speckled hind, rock hind, coney, graysby, marbled grouper, misty grouper, snowy grouper, yellowedge grouper, and black sea bass...
Haddock - Scrod or schrod (a market name used interchangeably for young haddock, cod, and sometimes pollock) finnan haddie (smoked haddock)...
Hake - Blue hake, blue grenadier, hoki, New Zealand Hoki, New Zealand hake, New Zealand whiptail, whiptail, whiptail hakeand whiting...
Halibut - Atlantic, Pacific, Greenland, California, and black halibut. "Chicken halibut" denotes a young, small variety of this fish...
Herring - Sardines (young herring), common herring, Atlantic herring, Pacific herring, Baltic herring, California herring, whitebait (young herring)...
Lobster - Clawed lobster, American lobster, Maine lobster, northern lobster, European lobster, spiny lobster, thorny lobster, South African rock lobster, homard americain (France), omar (Japan)...
Mackerel - Common or Atlantic mackerel, Spanish mackerel, Japanese mackerel, Norwegian mackerel, tinker mackerel, Pacific or Indo-Pacific mackerel, slimey or blue mackerel, king mackerel, kingfish (king fish), sear fish...
Mahi-Mahi - Dorado, Dolphinfish (not to be confused with its namesake, the marine mammal dolphin)..
Milkfish - Awa, bangus, bangos, bandeng or bolu in Indonesia...
Monkfish - Goosefish, large-headed anglerfish, lotte (French), angler, angler fish, bellyfish, frogfish, sea devil, allmouth. Monkfish is generally called the Poor Man's Lobster for its delicate taste and velvety texture...
Mudfish/Dalag - Mudfish, dalag, bowfin, grinnel, brindle, blackfish, mudfish, dogfish, shoepike, cypress bass, cypress trout, choupique, scaly cat, German bass, buglemouth bass and brindlefish...
Mullet - Flathead mullet, black mullet, bully mullet, callifaver mullet, common grey mullet, common mullet, flathead grey mullet, grey mullet, hardgut mullet, mangrove mullet, sea mullet, and striped mullet...
Mussels - Pacific blue mussel, Northern bay mussel, Edible mussel, Foolish mussel, common mussels, black mussels, New Zealand or Asian green mussels, Zebra mussels, Quagga mussels, and pile mussels...
Orange Roughy - Deepsea perch; hoplostete orange; red roughy; rosy soldierfish; deep sea perch; slimehead fish; beryx de nouvelle-zelande, hoplostete orange (French); granatbarsch, kaiserbarsch (German); pesce arancio (Italian); reloj anaranjado (Spanish); orenjiraffi (Japanese)...
Oysters - Olympia, Japanese, Eastern, Atlantic, Pacific, Bluepoint, Apalachicola, Cape Cod, Chincoieague, Indian River, Kent Island, Malpeque, Wellfleet, Belon, Colchester, Helford, Whitstable, Galway...
Perch - European perch, yellow perch, walleye, sauger, logperch, saugeye, balkhash perch and zanger...
Pike - Great Northern pike, common pike, jack, jackfish, chain pickerel, snake, gator...
Pink Ling - Ling, Australian rockling, New Zealand ling, kingklip, kingclip and northern ling...
Pollock - Pollack, saithe, coalfish, coley, Boston bluefish, big-eyed fish, Pacific tomcod, Atlantic pollock, Pacific pollock or Alaska pollock...
Pomfret - Silver pomfret, white pomfret, Chinese pomfret, black pomfret, butterfish and halwa fish...
Pompano - Florida pompano, golden pompano, common pompano, Atlantic pompano and cobblerfish...
Porgy - Scup, Maiden, Fair Maid, Ironsides, Northern Porgy, Northern scup and sea bream...
Salmon - Atlantic salmon, Pacific salmon, Chinook or king salmon, coho or silver salmon, sockeye, red or blueback salmon, pink or humpback salmon, chum or dog salmon...
Sardines - Sardines, pilchards, European pilchard, South American pilchard, Japanese pilchard, Californian pilchard, southern African pilchard, Bali sardinella, Brazilian sardinella, Japanese sardinella, Indian oil sardine, Goldstripe sardinella, Round sardinella, Madeiran sardinella, and Rainbow sardine...
Scallops - Sea scallops (American and European), Bay scallops, Calico scallops...
Sea Bass - Black sea bass, white sea bass, giant sea bass, blackfish, rock bass, seabass, Mediterranean seabass, European seabass, robalo, lubina, spigola, branzino, branzini, bronzino, or bronzini...
Shad - Atlantic shad, White shad, Common shad, North River shad, and Potomac shad - Family Clupeidae, Herrings...
Shark - Atlantic mako, mako, blue pointer, bonito shark, mackerel porbeagle, large mackerel shark, and sharpnose mackerel shark...
Shrimp - There are thousands of varieties of shrimp. They can be divided into four major categories: Warm Water (white shrimp, Mexican whites, brown shrimp, northern browns, Chinese whites, blue shrimp, Ecuadorian, Mexican white, white leg, black tiger), Cold Water (Northern pink, popcorn shrimp, giant spot, prawns, Alaska spot, rock shrimp), Freshwater (giant river prawn, spiny-clawed prawn, Hawaiian blue prawn), and Sand shrimp (brown shrimp, gray shrimp, bay shrimp)...
Smelt - Silveries, sparling, European smelt, freshwater smelts, and typical smelts...
Snails - Conch (marine snail), Escargot (French), Helix pomatia, Helix aspersa (brown snail), Helix aspersa maxima, Achatina fulica (a giant African snail), caracois (Portuguese), caracoles (Spanish), Helix punctata, Helix pisana or Helix alonensis, Roman snail and garden snail...
Snapper - Carribean red snapper, American red snapper, Mexican red snapper, huachinango or pargo, red snapper, snapper, Sebastes, rockfish, Pacific red snapper, bigeye, lane snapper, and Blackfin snapper...
Sole - Flatfish, common sole, dover sole, lemon or English sole, black sole, white sole, flounder, halibut, fluke, dab, sand dab, turbot, brill, plaice (all of these are members of the flatfish family)...
Squid/Cuttlefish - Squid: Atlantic long-finned squid, Atlantic short-finned squid, California/Pacific squid, calamari. The word Calamari is the plural form of the Italian word for squid, Calamaro. Also known as Kalamari, Kalamar (Greek/Turkish), Calmar (French), Galama or Calamares (Spanish), the name derives from the Latin word calamarium for "ink pot", after the inky fluid that squid secrete. Calamarium in turn derives from Greek kalamos meaning "reed," "tube" or "pen".
Cuttlefish: sepia...
Striped Bass - Striper, rockfish, greenhead, squidhound, linesider, and roller...
Sturgeon - White sturgeon, (Pacific sturgeon, Oregon sturgeon, Columbia sturgeon, Sacramento sturgeon, California white sturgeon), Atlantic sturgeon, Russian sturgeon (diamond sturgeon or Danube sturgeon) and etc...
Swordfish - Broadbill, broadbill swordfish, espada, emperado. (Mekajiki, shutome or A`u in Hawaii.)..
Tilapia - Bream, mouthbrooder, St. Peter's fish, Nile perch, Hawaiian sun fish, mudfish, ngege (Africa), Mozambique tilapia, blue tilapia, wami tilapia...
Trout - Freshwater species include rainbow, lake, mountain, brook or speckled, Apache, golden, cutthroat, brown, and steelhead or salmon trout. Saltwater species include gray, silver, coral (Leopard fish) and spotted or white trout...
Tuna - Albacore, bluefin tuna, blackfin tuna, yellowfin tuna (or ahi), skipjack tuna (or aku), bonito, bigeye tuna, tunny...
Turbot - Greenland turbot, greenland halibut, turbotin (small turbot)...
Walleye - Walleyed pike or Walleye pike, colored pike, yellow pike or pickerel, European Zander, Zander, pikeperch, blue walleye, and blue pike...
Whitefish - White fish, demersal fish, Mountain whitefish, common whitefish, Sault whitefish, eastern whitefish, Great Lakes whitefish, inland whitefish, and gizzard fish. Whitefish is a fisheries term referring to several species of oceanic deep water finfish, particularly cod, whiting, and haddock, but also hake, pollock or others...
   
   

Yum
Free Fish & Seafood Recipes

^ Back to Top