Also known as lotte, anglerfish, bellyfish. Type: Lean.
Characteristics: Large,ugly fish,but only tail is used.White,very firm flesh with fine texture, somewhat like lobster. Rich flavor. Holds up well in soups and stews, but dries out easily if cooked dry without fat.
Varieties: Many. Red-skinned varieties (redfish) are especially popular and more expensive.
Characteristics: Mild, somewhat bony.
Weight: Depends on variety, but typically about 1 lb (0.5 kg).
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