Fresh products you might find at the market are listed below.
Shrimp have a delicate, sweet flavor, similar to lobster, with a firm texture.
Grouper is a lean, moist fish with a distinctive yet mild flavor, large flakes and a firm texture. The Red Grouper has a slightly sweeter, milder flavor than the Black Grouper and is considered to be the better of the two. Grouper's flavor profile is like a cross between Bass and Halibut.
Spot has a light meat with a light mild-to-moderate flavor. A great fish for a variety of recipes. Easy to use as substitute for a variety of white and light fish.
Mahi-mahi has lean flesh with a mild, sweet flavor profile, moderately firm texture and large, moist flakes. The skin is thick and should therefore be removed before cooking
The flavor of the Flounder is mild and the texture is delicate. The Yellowtail Flounder has a taste that is mild sweet with a texture that is firm. You can bake, broil, sauté, or fry the flounder
Catfish have a distinctive taste; moist, sweet and mild flavored with firm flesh which has less flake than other whitefish.
Raw croaker meat is usually snow white but may have a reddish tint. The cooked meat is white. Croaker is lean and full flavored, with an almost sweet taste. The flesh is firm, similar to that of black drum.
***Price subject to change depending on time of year (season) and availability.
A salty-sweet flavor, but differences in taste will occur based on factors like the saltiness of the water where they are caught, how they are processed, and how they are cooked. The claw and leg meat will have a more intense flavor than large body pieces.