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n. pl. sablefish or sa·ble·fish·es
A black or grayish food fish (Anoplopoma fimbria) of the North Pacific Ocean. Also called black cod.
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n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) a dark-skinned fish of the family Anoplopomatiae, esp Anoplopoma fimbria, found off the western coast of North America
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(ˈseɪ bəlˌfɪʃ)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. for kinds or species) -fish•es.
a large, blackish food fish, Anoplopoma fimbria, of the N Pacific.
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MG Shad 2,251 Salmon, Wild 1,716 Herring 1,470 Sablefish 1,410 Mackerel 1,371 Whitefish, Mixed Species 1,363 Sardines (3.75 oz.) 1,362 Cisco 1,291 Anchovies 1,256 Salmon, Sockeye 1,108 Swordfish 701 Bass 654 Carp 598 Wolffish 574 Seabass, Mixed Species 570 Source: USDA National Nutrient Database; oz = ounces; mg = milligrams.
Trained observers identified and assessed 2887 egg cases in a wide range of fisheries across all gear types, with the majority of egg cases being encountered on vessels targeting deepwater species, such as the arrowtooth flounder (Atheresthes stomias), Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides), Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus), and sablefish (Anoplopoma fimbria).
He said so far two of the most popular menu items have been soy-marinated sablefish served with bok choy, mushrooms and dashi au bacon, and braised beef shortribs served with cauliflower puree, pickled shallots, cauliflower crumb and grainy mustard.
Some fishermen use alternative fisheries as a way to balance their portfolios, while others focus entirely on a single target species ranging from Dungeness crab to sablefish. "In a typical year, Alaska's most valuable fisheries [measured by value of harvest] include salmon, pollock, Pacific cod, crab, halibut, and black cod," says Garrett Evridge, an economist with McDowell Group, an Alaska-based research firm.
During this period, we observe the medium-term effects of several large fisheries that implemented catch share systems in the mid- and late 1990's (halibut, Hippoglossus hippoglossus; sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria; and walleye pollock, Gadus chalcogrammus).
The Sablefish with maple soy glaze, ginger wild rice, bak choy and pickled radish was expertly prepared.
Hockett's employees advertise what he lands (from lingcod and sablefish to the occasional giant octopus) through Facebook posts, then let people reach out to him directly to buy what they need.
After catch shares came to the West Coast sablefish industry, captains cut down on fishing during perilously windy days.
Look for all five species of salmon, as well as cod, pollock, sole, rockfish and sablefish fillets, pollock roe, herring roe, salmon roe, weathervane scallops, surimi seafood and crab, Red King crab, Brown King crab, Bairdi/Tanner crab, Opilio crab and Dungeness crab to all be making an appearance.
The company's core business is the primary processing of seafood including wild salmon, pollock, halibut, cod, sablefish and herring in most major fisheries throughout Alaska, with both on-shore and floating processing facilities.