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.

Keta Salmon

With a mild flavor and firm pink flesh, Keta salmon are a great choice for grilling or roasting.

SPECIES FACT SHEET

Download the complete Alaska Salmon fact sheet.

FLAVOR & TEXTURE

Mild flavor and a firm pink flesh.

NUTRITION FACTS

Excellent source of

  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Selenium and phosphorous

And a good source of potassium.

SIZE & SPECS

On average, they weigh 8 pounds and measure 25 to 27 inches in length. Commonly marketed as whole fish, steaks and fillets.

HARVESTING METHOD

  • Gill-netting
  • Purse Seining

SEASONAL AVAILABILITY

Available fresh June through September and frozen year-round.

PREPARATION TIPS

Very good for smoking. It’s firm, pink flesh also makes it a great choice for grilling or roasting. Lower cooking temperatures are recommended because of its low oil content.

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