This saltwater fish has a soft-textured flesh and a mild flavor. Its high fat content makes it a good fish for smoking. Called 'Alaskan cod,' 'Black Cod,' 'Butterfish,' and 'Skil,' although it is neither a cod nor a butterfish.
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Waters:Pacific Northwest coast Description (in water): Though it's often referred to as Alaska or black cod or butterfish, the sablefish is actually related to neither. Most of these long, slender black fish range from 1 to 25 lbs. (they can grow up to 100 lbs.). Description (in market): The white meat of the sablefish is fine-textured, oily, and s
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A fatty white fish from the Pacific Northwest. When smoked, sablefish is known as smoked black cod.
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USS Sablefish was an American Balao Class submarine of 1525 tons displacement launched in 1944 which saw action during the Second World War. USS Sablefish was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 21 knots, carried a complement of 75 and was armed with one 4-inch gun, two 20 mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns; six 21 inch bow torpedo tubes
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The sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria, is one of two members of the fish family Anoplopomatidae and the only species in the Anoplopoma genus. In English, common names for it include sable (USA), black cod (USA, UK, Canada), blue cod (UK), bluefish (UK), candlefish (UK), coal cod (UK), coalfish (Canada), beshow and skil(fish) (Canada), although many of
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