Rouget

Millus barbatus (Red Mullet, Goat Fish)

Seafood « Rouget

Rouget

Range:

Mediterraniean Sea, Brazil

Seasonality:

Year-round,

Method of Capture:

Seine, Gillnet, Trawl

Sustainability Consideration:

Purchase Seine or Gillnet-caught rouget. Catch numbers show populations on the rebound, but the greater fishery itself is not managed, and contains smaller areas of regulation for catch-size.

Size Range:

1.33 to 2 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Sweet and rich with a fine, moist texture that has many bones, but is worth the work. A little goes a long way.

Cooking Tips:

cook whole, grill, sauté, roast, braise