Seafood Species

The seafood bounty of Alaska is unrivaled. With five species of salmon, several varieties of whitefish, and numerous shellfish species, Alaska offers mouthwatering seafood options for every taste and cooking method.

Black Cod

Alaska Black Cod is prized for its rich melt-in-your-mouth flavor and succulent, velvety texture.

Species Fact Sheet

Download the complete Alaska Black Cod fact sheet.

FLAVOR & TEXTURE

Succulent, rich flavor and velvety texture. Has a beautiful snow-white fillet, perfect flake and rich oil content.

NUTRITION FACTS

Excellent source of heart-healthy, omega-3s. Though its oil content is high, these fats are mostly polyunsaturated. Good source of potassium and an excellent source of high-quality protein.

SIZE & SPECS

Alaska has the world’s largest black cod population. Average weight is 5 to 10 pounds.

HARVESTING METHOD

  • Trawling
  • Longlining
  • Pot Fishing

SEASONAL AVAILABILITY

Available fresh from March through mid-November and frozen year-round.

PREPARATION TIPS

Luxurious, velvety texture makes it perfect for grilling, poaching, smoking, and roasting. Delicious prepared with a miso glaze.

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