Whitefish, Caulolatilus princeps

Illustration by Ubaldo Riboni

Illustration by Ubaldo Riboni

Description: A species of tilefish native to the eastern Pacific Ocean where it commonly occurs from central California to Peru as well as the Galapagos Islands; a commercially important species and also sought after as a game fish.

Availability: No designated season

Taste: Mild-flavored and flaky

Nutrition: A good source of niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, phosphorus, and selenium