Other Lean, Flaky-Textured Fish

Other Lean, Flaky-Textured Fish
drums
drums
This category includes yellowfish = yellow croaker (pictured), corvina = spotfin croaker, drum, redfish = red drum, white sea bass, kingfish, weakfish, and spot. Substitutes: hake (tastier) OR mullet OR tuna OR red snapper OR pompano.
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mullet
mullet
This category includes red mullet, white mullet, and the fattier black mullet = striped mullet.
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parrotfish
parrotfish
This tropical fish is delicious, but environmentalists worry that overfishing will harm coral reefs, since parrotfish clean them of algae. In addition, parrotfish also convert dead coral into white sand (up to 220 pounds of sand per fish per year) that we all love to walk and play volleyball on. As with all reef fish, parrotfish also contain a toxin called ciguatera, which can cause food poisoning. You can reduce the risk by not eating the fish's head or organs.
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perch
perch
This category includes walleye = wall-eyed pike, and Nile perch = Lake Victoria perch.
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porgies
porgies
This category includes the scup = fair maid, sea bream, red porgy, sheepshead porgy, shad porgy, whitebone porgy, and jolthead porgy. Porgies tend to be bony, but they're highly prized for their delicate flavor.
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