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Sablefish from F/V Kayla B being served at Ironside Fish & Oyster in San Diego, CA.



Sablefish, also known as Black Cod, Butterfish, Skil, Skifish, Beshow or Coalfish, might be new to you, but U.S. and Canadian fishermen have been harvesting this tasty, buttery fish since the late 1800s. Sablefish are found in the northeastern Pacific Ocean from northern Mexico to the Gulf of Alaska, westward to the Aleutian Islands and into the Bering Sea. There are two populations of sablefish in the Pacific Ocean. They’ve been identified based on differences in growth rate, size when they are able to reproduce, and tagging studies.
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Captain Craig Brooker has been fishing out of Santa Barbara for nearly 35 years, beginning as a tender on an abalone boat in 1973. Today he fishes primarily for sablefish (black cod) in the California Sablefish Fishery from his 30-foot fishing vessel, the Kayla B. After motoring out nearly four hours against the wind to the waters between Point Conception and San Miguel Island (where winds are notoriously fickle and seas can be very rough), he sets his hooks on in the evening, pulls in the catch...
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Newly opened Ironside Fish & Oyster "aims to reintroduce a rich oyster culture to San Diego, a known seaport city born from the local fishing industry that once existed as the tuna capital of the US. At the epicenter of Ironside's $1.8 million build out is an impressive raw bar that is one of three open-air culinary hubs, offering guests a daily changing menu of bivalves, oyster flights, crudos, crab claws, seafood platters, house made mignonettes, and more." (FSR Magazine, 20...