Tautog

Tautoga onitis (Blackfish)

Seafood « Tautog

Tautog

Range:

North Carolina to New England

Seasonality:

Year-round, yet sporadic

Method of Capture:

Trawl, Traps, Hook & Line

Sustainability Consideration:

Tautog stocks have been over-fished. Select trap caught or hook & line caught tautog.

Size Range:

.5 to 5 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Mild, delicate flavor with a slightly chewy texture

Cooking Tips:

sauté, fry, stew - ideal for chowder