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Seafood Handbook

Market Name Scientific Name Links
Abalone Haliotis spp. Link
Anchovy Engraulis spp. Link
Char Salvelinus alpinus Link
Barracuda Sphyraena argentea Link
Barramundi Lates calcarifer Link
Basa, bocourti, bocourti fish;
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Pangasius bocourti; P. hypophthalmus Link
Sea bass Centropristis striata Link
Patagonian toothfish Dissostichus eleginoides Link
Sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax Link
Bass Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis Link
Bluefish Pomatomus saltatrix Link
Bream Sparus auratus Link
Carp Cyprinus carpio Link
Catfish Ictalurus punctatus Link
Geoduck clam Panopea abrupta Link
Clam, hardshell, quahog Mercenaria mercenaria Link
Softshell clam Mya arenaria Link
Clam, surf clam Spisula solidissima Link
Cobia Rachycentron canadum Link
Cockle Cardium edule; Austrovenus stutchburyi (formerly Chione stutchburyi); Anadara spp. Link
Cod; cod or Alaska cod Gadus morhua; G. macrocephalus Link
Conch Strombus gigas Link
Blue crab; swimming crab Callinectes sapidus; Portunus pelagicus Link
Dungeness crab Cancer magister Link
Jonah crab Cancer borealis Link
King crab Paralithodes camtschaticus Link
Rock crab Cancer irroratus Link
Snow crab Chionoecetes spp. Link
Spanner crab Ranina ranina Link
Stone crab Menippe spp. Link
Crawfish, crayfish Procambarus clarkii, P. zonangulus Link
Croaker Micropogonius undulatus Link
Cusk Brosme brosme Link
Cuttlefish Sepia spp. Link
Spiny dogfish, cape shark Squalus acanthius Link
Oreo dory Allocyttus niger; Pseudocyttus maculatus Link
Drum or redfish; drum Sciaenops ocellatus; Pogonias cromis Link
Freshwater eel Anguilla rostrata Link
Escolar Lepidocybium flavobrunneum Link
Flounder, sole Pleuronectes spp; Microstomus pacificus; Eopsetta jordani; Glyptocephalus cygnoglossus; Paralichthys dentatus Link
Grouper Epinephelus morio; Mycteroperca bonaci Link
Haddock Melanogrammus aeglefinus Link
Hake; Cape capensis; Antarctic queen Merluccius spp. Link
Halibut Hippoglossus stenolepsis Link
Herring Clupea harengus Link
New Zealand whiting Macruronus novaezelandiae Link
Kingklip Genypterus spp. Link
Langostino Pleuroncodes monodon; P. planipes Link
Lingcod Ophiodon elongatus Link
Lobster Homarus americanus Link
Rock lobster Panulirus spp.; Jasus spp. Link
Mackerel Scomber scombrus Link
Mahimahi Coryphaena hippurus Link
Marlin Makaira nigricans; M. mazara Link
Moi Polydactylus sexfilis Link
Monkfish Lophius americanus Link
Mullet Mugil cephalus Link
Mussel Mytilus edulis Link
Mussel Perna canaliculus Link
Octopus Octopus spp. Link
Opah Lampris guttatus Link
Orange roughy Hoplostethus atlanticus Link
Oyster Crassostrea virginica Link
Oyster Ostrea edulis Link
Oyster Crassostrea gigas Link
Ocean perch Sebastes marinus Link
Nile perch Lates niloticus Link
Yellow perch Perca flavescens Link
Pollock, Alaska pollock Theragra chalcogramma Link
Pompano Trachinotus carolinus Link
Porgy Pagrus pagrus Link
Rockfish Sebastes spp. Link
Sablefish Anoplopoma fimbria Link
Atlantic salmon Salmo salar Link
Chinook, king or spring salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Link
Chum or keta salmon Oncorhynchus keta Link
Coho or silver salmon Oncorhynchus kisutch Link
Pink or humpback salmon Oncorhynchus gorbuscha Link
Salmon, red salmon, sockeye, blueback Oncorhynchus nerka Link
Scallop, bay scallop Argopecten irradians Link
Scallop Placopecten megallanicus Link
Sea urchin Strongylocentrotus fransiscanus; S. drobachiensis; S. purpuratus Link
American shad Alosa sapidissima Link
Mako shark Isurus oxyrinchus Link
Shrimp Penaeus monodon Link
Shrimp Penaeus chinensis Link
Freshwater shrimp Macrobrachium rosenbergii Link
Shrimp Penaeus spp. Link
Shrimp Penaeus vannamei; P. stylirostris Link
Shrimp, pink shrimp Pandalus spp. Link
Rock shrimp Sicyonia brevirostris Link
Skate Raja spp. Link
Smelt, American smelt Osmerus mordax Link
Snapper Lutjanus campechanus Link
Sole Solea vulgaris Link
Squid Loligo spp.; Illex illecebrosus Link
Sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus Link
Swordfish Xiphias gladius Link
Tilapia Tilapia spp. Link
Tilefish Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps Link
Rainbow trout, steelhead Oncorhynchus mykiss Link
Tuna Thunnus alalunga Link
Tuna Thunnus thynnus Link
Tuna Thunnus albacares Link
Turbot Scophthalmus maximus Link
Wahoo Acanthocybium solandri Link
Walleye Sander vitreus vitreus (Stizostedion vitreum) Link
Whitefish Coregonus clupeaformis Link
Wolffish Anarhichas lupus Link
Yellowtail, amberjack Seriola quinqueradiata Link