Greater Amberjack

ROBUST SWEET FLAVOR. COMPACT FIRM FLAKES.

AVAILABLE May through September
LANDED AT Wanchese, NC
CATCH METHOD hook ‘n line
A GREAT SOURCE OF selenium
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Greater amberjack are mid-size fish that hang out in small groups. They spend their lives munching on crabs, squid, and small fish around reefs and shipwrecks. Amberjack have a dark amber stripe that stretches from their nose to their dorsal fin. This stripe becomes more defined when the fish is excited or feeding.

Greater amberjack has a rich, buttery flavor. The flavor has been described as a mix between tuna and mahi-mahi, though not as steak-like as tuna and not as mild as mahi-mahi. This fish holds up well to almost any prep method: broiling, baking, grilling, pan frying, smoking.