Also know as: Tailor, Snapper, Baby blues, Choppers, Elfs



Fresh year-round, but varies by area. Not available frozen. Buy in season, and plan to cook within a day of purchase.


Rich, full flavor. The larger the fish, the more pronounced the taste. A strong-flavored, dark strip of meat on the fillet may be removed before cooking. Coarse, moist meat with edible skin.


U.S. wild-caught from Massachusetts to Florida.

Health Benefits

Bluefish are a good source of selenium, niacin, vitamin B12, magnesium, and potassium.

Nutrition Information