sablefish

noun
sa·​ble·​fish | \ˈsā-bəl-ˌfish \

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The farthest north returned sablefish tag was from St. Matthew Island in the Bering Sea; the farthest south came from Humboldt, California. Laine Welch, Anchorage Daily News, "Here’s how Alaska fishery managers expect this salmon season to play out," 15 May 2018 Remove the sablefish from the marinade and pat dry. Maya Wilson, Anchorage Daily News, "Whether you call it sablefish or black cod, make this dish as soon as you possibly can," 7 June 2018 There will be Arctic Choice Seafoods with Prince William Sound side stripe shrimp, sockeye salmon from King Cove, king salmon from Anita Bay, oysters from Karheen Passage, halibut, rockfish, sablefish and frozen options too. Steve Edwards, Anchorage Daily News, "Muldoon Farmers Market finds new home in a new neighborhood park," 20 June 2018 Other projects back on the funding track include Southeast and Togiak herring research, westward salmon weirs, Southeast sablefish research and Prince William Sound Tanner crab. Laine Welch, Anchorage Daily News, "Funding for Alaska’s commercial fisheries division in good shape, with $300K going to chinook project," 29 Apr. 2018 But the fleet brings to the docks an intriguing array of fish, including dozens of species of rock fish, Dover sole, ling cod and sablefish. Hal Bernton, The Seattle Times, "Conservationists, West Coast bottom fishermen embrace ‘grand bargain’," 16 Apr. 2018 Millie Clark, Acworth A: Also known as butterfish, blue cod, candlefish and coal cod, sablefish isn’t really part of the cod family at all. Atlanta Life, ajc, "Where can I find it?," 15 Mar. 2018 The data come from the tallies of Alaska fishermen who hold catch shares of halibut, sablefish and Bering Sea crab. Laine Welch, Anchorage Daily News, "Sitka-based fishermen’s group gets $142K grant to train deckhands," 25 Dec. 2017 For halibut and sablefish, a payback at 2.2 percent yielded $4.7 million for coverage costs. Laine Welch, Anchorage Daily News, "Sitka-based fishermen’s group gets $142K grant to train deckhands," 25 Dec. 2017

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