OVEN-BAKED FILLETS WITH VEGETABLES (Makes 2 servings) 14 ounces rosefish
, red snapper or ocean perch fillets 2 tablespoons lemon juice Salt and freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons flour 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 small eggplant 2 red peppers 1 small tomato 1 small zucchini (courgette) 3 sprigs fresh basil 3 sprigs fresh parsley 2-3 tablespoons fresh bread crumbs Fresh basil leaves Sprinkle fish with lemon juice, then season with salt and pepper.
That is why in August, I suggest going deep, and by that, I mean deep dropping for tile-fish, rosefish
, snowy grouper, yellow-edge grouper and a few other of the deep dwelling bottom species.
We hypothesized that red bream attain a much higher maximum age than previously assumed, more similar to other deepwater fishes that occur on the Charleston Bump, such as barrelfish (Hyperoglyphe perciformis) and blackbelly rosefish
(Helicolenus dactylopterus), which have estimated longevities of 85 and 30 years, respectively (White et al., 1998; Filer and Sedberry, 2008).
You might be pleasantly surprised by what you drag up from way down deep: large tilefish, snowy grouper and rosefish
are some of the usual suspects, and they are all delicious.
Additional catch included Patagonian toothfish (2%), Argentine hake (3%; Merluccius hubbsi), Brazilian codling (8%; Urophycis brasiliensis), blackbelly rosefish
(2%; Helicolenus dactylopterus lahillei), skates (5%; Raja spp.) and other fish in proportions below 1% (i.e., Patagonian cod (Salilota australis); hoki (Macrorunus magellanicus); tope shark (Galeorhinus galena), Patagonian smoothhound (Mustelus schmitti), among others).