Definitions for sablefishˈseɪ bəlˌfɪʃ

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  1. sablefish(Noun)

    A dark-coloured marine fish Anoplopoma fimbria of North American Pacific waters

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  1. Sablefish

    The sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria, is one of two members of the fish family Anoplopomatidae and the only species in the Anoplopoma genus. In English, common names for it include sable, black cod, blue cod, bluefish, candlefish, coal cod, coalfish, beshow and skil, although many of these names also refer to other, unrelated, species. In the USA, FDA accepts only "sablefish" as the Acceptable Market Name; ‘black cod” is considered a vernacular name and should not be used as a Statement of Identity for this species. The sable fish is found in muddy sea beds in the North Pacific at depths of 300 to 2,700 m and is commercially important to Japan. The white flesh of the sablefish is soft-textured and mild flavored. It is considered a delicacy in many countries. When cooked its flaky texture is similar to Patagonian toothfish. The meat has a high fat content and can be prepared in many ways including baking, broiling, grilling, smoking, frying or served as sushi.


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