Ribbonfish are a wild caught fish which have a striking appearance. Their tiny scales are bright silver, almost reflective. They have yellow eyes and a long mouth filled with sharp teeth. They are often caught by recreational anglers on piers and in the surf of the Southeast of America.
Ribbonfish are a prized food fish in Japan, but have yet to be widely embraced by the British. The flesh is between flounder and sea trout – mild with a hint of briny, ocean flavor. The texture is delicate, with white, flaky meat. Ours come in handy steaks, please note they are bone in