Local yellowtail is pelagic and found in Pacific waters around California and Mexico. The meat of the California yellowtail is firm and slightly darker than its cousin the Yellowtail kingfish. The flavor is more pronounced and meaty. Excellent for grilling and with takes well to heavier flavored sauces. You can also eat it as sushi or sashimi.
Yellowtail are caught year round, but more commonly during summer in the Pacific Coast and the Sea of Cortez. They are caught primarily with hook and line, and their average weight is 10 to 20 lbs.
Each Fresh and Frozen (Fin-fish item) comes in standard packs containing 2 pieces of either 6 or 8 ounce portions.
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