The Acadian redfish (Sebastes fasciatus) is a marine deep-water fish belonging to the family Sebastidae.Found in the northern Atlantic Ocean, the Acadian redfish lives in depths of 70 – 592 meters. S. fasciatus is colored reddish-orange, can live up to 50 years or more and reaches lengths up to 20 inches.
The Acadiam redfish is reddish-orange. They are a medium size fish and can grow up to 20 inches.
The Acadian redfish is extremely similar to the deep water redfish. The two species can be told apart by the soft rays in the anal fin, or by internally examining the gas bladder (this however does require that the fish is dead).
Selecting and Buying
Preparation and Use
Salads, pastas, and baked. Generally not used as a main dish.
Conserving and Storing
Can be fresh or frozen.
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