Sheepshead, Semicossyphus pulcher

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Description: The sheepshead has an oval-shaped, deep body, a broad jaw, and large teeth. It gets its name from the sheep-like facial features it possesses.

Availability: May 1 to February 28

Taste: Sheephead has a wonderful flavor, much like crab or lobster. It has a small flake, firm flesh, and a delicate flavor.

Nutrition: A good source of protein, vitamin B12, phosphorus and selenium