Barramundi

Barramundi
Barramundi

Lates calcarifer

Other Names:( also known as Asian Seabass, is a species of catadromous fish in family Lamiae of order Perciformes. Barramundi is a loanword from an Australian Aboriginal language of the Rockhampton area in Queensland meaning "large-scaled river fish".

Range & Habitat: Although wild barramundi are native to the waters of northern Australia and Southeast Asia, we now source a dependable farm raised option. 

Market Description: Farmed around the world, barramundi has become an important part of the global aquaculture market. The fish are well suited to farming, they are hearty and fast growing. 

Buying Tips: Most commonly sold as filets, fresh or frozen.

Barramundi has  pearly-pink flesh when raw and cooks up flaky white and firm. Barramundi has a good amount of omega-3 fatty acids.

Recommended Preparation: very versatile, barramundi is great roasted, grilled, sauteed, or steamed. 

Seasonality

year round
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