California Yellowtail (Seriola lalandi)
also known as Hiramasa
General Description: Jack shaped body with silver sides and yellow stripe along the midline. This species is found on the west coast of the Americas from Chile to Washington State. Product is harvested “ike jime” style for excellent meat quality and ultimate shelf life. The meat presentation is white with pinkish red bloodline with nice amount of fat content and great oceanic flavor.
Availability/Seasonality: Year round
Product Form: Whole Round
Size Range G&G:
2 – 3 kg
G & G – 86-88%
H & G – 77-79%
Fillet – 42-44%
Use: Typically served raw as sashimi. Also can be cooked or broiled.