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California Yellowtail from Cooperativo Ortega Cruz being served at Q'ero in Encinitas, CA.


California Yellowtail

The California yellowtail, Seriola lalandi, is also known as amberjack, forktail, mossback, and white salmon or by its Spanish name jurel. The California yellowtail is carnivorous and feeds on a variety of fish. Mackerel, sardines, anchovies, squid, crab, and smelts are common in the yellowtail's diet. Often, California yellowtail are found in schools feeding at the surface of the water, as well as deeper.  The yellowtail's range is circumglobal, in subtropical waters.
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Ortega Cruz runs a co-op of artisan fishermen located along the Pacific coast of Baja. Working together, these fishermen catch fish using traditional hand lines and low-impact hand-drawn nets from small, open panga boats that are beach-launched daily. His co-op consists of 30-40 pangas and 2-3 fishermen per each boat.
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Q’ero is a restaurant of great integrity, committed to the craft of cooking and the pleasures of dining. Consistent with the “Slow Food Movement”, Q’ero continues in its quest committed to tradition, great taste, and cooking as an artisan craft that brings communities together in various ways. The enticing aromas that surround you, as you step into the intimate dining room of Q'ero, instantly transport you to the picanterias that you stumble upon while walking the quaint streets of Cusco. L...