Sea Bass has firm white flesh and thicker fillets than most which makes it suitable for a wide range of dishes. A superb fish with a creamy white, slightly oily flesh and good sweet flavour. The farmed origin enables us to offer it all year round.
It is a hunter with a steely blue back and silver flanks. The gill cover has a very sharp edge and is protected by two vicious spines and the wild members of the species can grow up to 1m and 5kg, but farmed fish are usually sold from 300g to 1kg.
They prefer warmer waters of the Mediterranean coasts along to Southern England.
Scientific Name: Dicentrarchus labrax
Catch or Cultivation Method: Farmed
Preparation: Scaled, pin bones removed.
Refrigerated Shelf Life From Despatch Date: 3 Days
These fillets are very versatile, we love them simply grilled or fried, finished with a little butter and a squeeze of lemon.
All raw fish products must be cooked thoroughly until they are piping hot.
Nutritional Information (Per 100g)
Energy (kcal): 168
Energy (kJ): 703
Fat (g): 9.8
Of which saturates (g): 2.2
Carbohydrates (g): 0.0
Of which sugars (g): 0.0
Protein (g): 20.0
Salt (g): 0.18
SEA BASS (Dicentrarchus labrax)
May contain: Crustaceans, Molluscs
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