White Sturgeon


Acipenser transmontanus


  • From Egmont, B.C. – the only government approved land-based farm
  • Fillets are skin on, boneless and “buttons” removed
  • Flesh is white with golden hued fat lines
  • Average fillet size is approximately 1.5 to 4 pounds

Handling & Storage

  • Store in cooler between 1º to 4° C
  • Excellent shelf life, minimum 4 days from delivery

Seasonal Availability

Available year round

Flavour/Texture Profile

  • Moderate flavour
  • Firm texture

Cooking Tips

  • The mild flavour actually gets better after the fish ages for a few days
  • The very firm texture lends well to pan frying, grilling, and broiling
  • The cartilaginous backbone can be used as a thickener much like shark fin
  • Recipe: Indian-Spiced Sturgeon with Mint Yogurt Sauce

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