Also known as: Goosefish, Angler, Fishing Frog, Allmouth, Molligut, Abbot, Sea-devil, Lotte

Braun's Seafood

Braun's Seafood



Year round, with peaks in the late fall and spring


Mild. The tail meat is firm, dense, and relatively boneless. The meat is not flaky and has a texture similar to lobster meat. Raw monkfish is covered with a blue-gray membrane, which should be removed before cooking


U.S. wild-caught from Maine to North Carolina

Health Benefits

Low in sodium; a good source of niacin, vitamins B6 and B12, and potassium; and a very good source of protein, phosphorus, and selenium.

Nutrition Information