Harvestfish (Star Butterfish)

RECENT CATCH INFO: Fish landed @ Wanchese, NC
Catch Method: Pound Net

Butterfish from locals seafoodAmerican Harvestfish is a small fish, generally eight inches in length. The Harvestfish is also known locally by other such names as “Starbutterfish” or more simply “Butterfish.” The fish are a silvery green from above with a deep curved body and small mouth. Aptly named, they’re smooth and butter fish with fine flaky white flesh. They are a great fish to eat whole because of their low bone count.

Saltbox Star Butters!
Spiced and Griddled North Carolina Star Butterfish w/ Lemon and Charred Brocolli” from our friend Chef. Ricky at Saltbox.

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