NICKNAMES Sand Shark
LANDED AT Wanchese, NC
CATCH METHOD drop net
AVAILABLE November through April
A GREAT SOURCE OF omega-3s, selenium
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Dogfish are small coastal sharks growing no more than 5 feet in length. They have blunt teeth that they use to chomp down on tricky prey. Their diets consists of crabs, shrimp, mollusks, and lobsters.
Dogfish fillets taste mild and slightly sweet. The fillets are dense and turn white when cooked. Dogfish is often used as a cod substitute for fish and chips in the UK. This fish is fantastic grilled, broiled, roasted or baked.
Broil, Bake, Grill, Deep-fry, Sautée
Fillets freeze well
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