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We purchase seafood from fishing ports and aquaculture farms all over the world. As part of our efforts to ensure sustainable seafood for generations to come, we are an active lobbyist for the conservation and management of our seafood resources. This report is a guide to help you in your buying decisions and to keep you informed regarding the current market.
May 15, 2013
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GULF & SOUTHERN SPECIES (DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED)
Expensive but trending downward
Whole Mexican Blacks, Scamp, Red in stock.
Domestic Red & Black Grouper - more availability with the Carolinas open but still expensive due to weather & demand
H&G Fish from Guatemala and Costa Rica arriving today as well as domestic fish starting to show up.
Prices are steady this week
Good Availability & prices falling
Domestic and Central American suppliers shipping ample supplies this week
Great sushi quality arriving daily and available but prices for this grade steady
New shipment of Itsumo arrives tomorrow. Prices steady.
Golden and Grey Tile from Maryland & New Jersey coming
Good alternative to Grouper
Primo fish on hand
More coming from the Gulf, Costa Rica and Panama
Domestic Gulf Reds continue tight & expensive due to demand & weather.
Beautiful Mexican/Genuine Gulf Reds have tightened.
More fish showing up tomorrow, both 2/4 and 4/6 lb fish.
Prices are still strong
Domestic Keys’ fish arriving today, but up in price
Imports are available pricing steady.
Due today and a good value
Fish in house
Nice fish available;
Price is very reasonable especially on Short-fin Corvina
Good supply of product in house
Plentiful. Key West fishery back open.
No wild so far
Very few showing locally pricing up
Spotty availability. Some due Friday, we hope. Prices up.
Louisiana season over as boats gear up for shrimp season.
A small amount from Lake Pontchartrain in house
None due as boats are out.
None yet by catch of Wreckfish
Carolinas open but most boats have switched to grouper fishing
Very expensive and little available
A little in house
No further due as of yet
Extremely tight and expensive everywhere
Gulf Fluke has little production;Mid Atlantic quotas are up
New England fish are super expensive; and Mexican is also tight
Look at Hand Cut short trip New England Blackbacks or FAS Flounder product
Lots available but bringing in small amounts due to lack of demand
Great fish at a great price
Season Closes today.
Small amounts arriving on Friday for one last shot
Sparse domestic product & expensive
Imports coming from Columbia and Venezuela
Season is open in various areas of Louisiana and whole Atlantic Seaboard.
Fresh shrimp arriving this week. Prices are very high
FRESH SOFT SHELLS
Very sporadic and expensive
Weather keeping crabbers ashore.
Cool temperatures causing crabs to keep their clothes (shells) on a delayed molting.
Small amounts of expensive Crabs arriving throughout the week.
Season is strong in Louisiana.
Prices down on live, cooked, and fresh crawfish tail meat.
Pre-orders are mandatory on Live and encouraged on cooked and tail meat.
EAST COAST & MID ATLANTIC
Pricing beginning to ease a bit. So far the strike has not had a big effect.
FRESH RHODE ISLAND SQUID
Getting 3 shipments per week of cleaned fresh cleaned tubes & tentacles
Whole, all tentacles, and all Tubes on pre-order.
All natural scallops in house and now hand-graded from boat bags
A good supply of PEI Mussels in house
Small shot of Large and Jumbo
Expensive, but beautiful fish
Fish from North Carolina due today and tomorrow
Price is steady
SUSHI FLOUNDER / FLUKE
Day Boat fish from Rhode Island due Thursday
A handful of New England fish due;
*new shipment of Norwegian Cod arriving today
Huge fish and great quality; FAS in stock
Small amount on hand, First Whole Fresh Norwegian product arriving today
Hand Cutting fillets on these fish
Also FAS in stock
Beautiful FAS fillets on hand from large Norwegian fish
Large Tails on hand from Rhode Island and Massachusetts, from small day boats.
Huge portion order has created value portions & medallions at great prices on special for this week
*Please pre order
Plenty of product around and prices are down
DAB SOLE / SMALL FLOUNDER
Our FAS (Frozen At Sea) is others’ “fresh” flounder
New product on hand
Product is sure to go up in price as boats switch to Salmon
Canadian Troll Kings coming this weekend.
Columbia River Kings arrive tomorrow.
Copper River opens on the 16th with first of the season Kings and Sockeyes arriving over the weekend.
Expect very high initial prices.
Marble Kings, a natural wild cross between white & red meat Kings.
Will be a value; watch for weekend specials.
Fillets in house; 3oz up.
Sold out! No new yet.
Sold out on fresh.
Frozen PBO Fillets at good prices as well as FAS H&G Black Cod available.
Alaskan fishery is basically closed
None on hand
None due this week due to spawning
*Pre-order by Fridays, for Tuesday arrivals
In house. Pre-order by Friday at 2pm for next Tuesday arrival.
HAWAII & SOUTHERN PACIFIC
Some Available today
Fillets available today from Fega – Java Sea, Indonesia
Available today but limited
Available today but limited
*Higher priced than last week
New shipment in house and more arriving today
Great pricing and quality
Arrivals every day
Only 2-3 lb fillets available but slightly higher pricing; 3 lb & up fillets tight and price is rising.
Whole Scottish and Canadian are also increasing especially on large 14 +fish.
IRISH ORGANIC SALMON
NORWEGIAN SALMON-TROUT (STEELHEAD)
9-14 lb fish with super fat content. Ocean Raised.
DEVIL’S TAIL REDFISH
New fish in house with more arriving today
Sizes are mainly 1.25 -1.75 lb fish.
Promises of bigger fish next week but they will be more expensive.
A good supply of 5-7 oz and 7-9 oz tilapia from Central America.
*Please pre-order on All-Natural sustainable Tropical fillets.
LOUP DE MER/BRONZINO
New 400/600 gram fish from Greece in house
Order early this week
Taking orders for next week. Other sizes available on pre-order
From Greece; Pre-orders only. All sizes available upon request
*Ask for pricing
Supply is picking up from Carolina Mountain; but pre-orders advised for this week
Plenty of mountain raised Columbian Rainbow; premium cuts and fillets.
Pre-orders advised on Ruby Red meat Trout
CLEAR SPRINGS RAINBOW TROUT
Fish available from Idaho on a pre-order basis
A+ fish available with new shipment in house.
Perfect for sashimi!
Ample fish from Alabama - Mississippi
Skinned /dressed & Whole Fish available by pre-order.
Fillets available but pre-orders encouraged
H&G fish from Panama available. More coming today.
Some expected Friday; pre-orders only by Thursday am.
Wild is very tight & expensive.
Available by pre-order only.
Farmed raised fish from the Dominican Republic
*arriving today & Thursday, 1-1.25 size.
BELIZE NATURAL SHRIMP
Fresh 45-55ct P&D shrimp in house
*New item packed 3x2 lbs bags in case.
*Sweet shrimp from the farm that produced Laughing Bird.