Other Names: Other Names: Bronzini, European Sea Bass
Range & Habitat: Its habitats include estuaries, lagoons, coastal waters and rivers. It is found in the waters in and around Europe, including the eastern Atlantic Ocean (from Norway to Senegal), the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea.
Identification & Biology:
Habitat: Responsibly farm raised in the Mediterranean
Flavor Profile: tender, delicate flesh, mild flavor
Buying Tips: This fish is most often sold whole. Whether you’re ordering whole fish or fillets, do enjoy the skin – it crisps up nicely and helps the somewhat delicate fillets hold together.
Recommended Preparation: Whether you stuff whole fish with fresh herbs and citrus, or quickly saute the fillets, this is an easy to work with option.