Whitefish

Whitefish

Other Names: Lake Whitefish, Broad Whitefish

Identification & Biology: The whitefish is a member of the salmon family.

Range & Habitat: Found in lakes and streams distributed throughout North America

Market Description:I ts high-fat, mild-flavored flesh is firm and white. Fresh whitefish can be found year-round and are generally marketed whole (from 2 to 6 pounds) or in fillets. They're also available frozen and smoked.

Recommended Preparation: Whitefish can be poached, baked, broiled or grilled.

Seasonality

year round
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