Josh created two amazing "orange" dishes Alaskan king crab salad with rye berries tossed in crab fat topped with carrot tops, micro-arugula, cosmos and cadena de amor and pan-seared coral trout
, squash puree, cherry tomatoes blanched and marinated in tomato and curry leaf oil and salmon trout roe.
It's inexpensive to buy, readily available and Jane Bamforth's Trout Cookbook (Lorenz Books, PS10) offers an essential guide to preparing and cooking everything from rainbow trout and sea trout to the less common brown, golden and coral trout
It's inexpensive to buy, readily available and Jane Bamforth's Trout Cookbook (Lorenz Books, PS10) offers an essential guide everything from rainbow trout and sea trout to the less common brown, golden and coral trout
What we had instead were red coral trout
(Plectropomus leopardus) and pampano, or pomfret-a mix of the wild and farmed kind.
Although there are 161 grouper species, the apple of traders' eyes is the leopard coral trout
, an orange fish that fetches up to P7,200 per kilogram in Hong Kong and P13,500 per kilogram in China.
(certain species of the genus Plectropomus) are now more common and bigger on average in protected spots than in comparable places still being fished, researchers report online March 26 in Current Biology.
Today, it seems prudent to heed the plight of the Great Barrier Reef coral trout
, Plectropomus leopardus.
This is the very first incidence of melanoma being diagnosed in the coral trout
The restrictions have led to major recoveries of reef fish--including the coral trout
and stripy sea perch--and declines in the crown-of-thorns starfish, a large starfish with up to 21 arms that lives and preys on corals, killing them in the process.
* coral reefs, due to increased coral bleaching; this would have flow-on effects for fisheries based on reef-associated species, such as coral trout
and red emperor
are the most heavily fished species on the Great Barrier Reef.