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Black Sea Bass

One the most interesting facts about Black Sea Bass is that they start out being a female fish and somewhere between 2 and 5 years old they become males.

Related to the grouper fish these small and attractive fish are very popular as being sold as a live product from tanks.

You will mainly find Black sea bass as either live or as a fresh never frozen product. Black sea bass can be found from Florida to Rhode Island.

Black Sea Bass Cooking Tips

The meat of the Black sea bass is mild with a firm texture, but tender at the same time. The raw meat is shiny white and translucent, it cooks up very white.

If you like to bake or grill whole fish, the black sea bass is one of the best for this. The firm flesh also makes it great for soups and chowders

More About Black Sea Bass

Ways to Cook it: Bake, Broil, Grill, Saute, Poach, Steam
Texture: Medium-Firm
Flavor: Mild


Dogfish, Grouper, Rockfish


Common:Tallywag, black bass, rock bass, blackfish and bluefish

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size:100g/3.5oz. (raw) Amount Per Serving Source: USDA
  • Calories: 97
  • Fat Calories: 18
  • Total Fat: 2.0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 41mg
  • Sodium: 68mg
  • Protein: 18.4g
  • Omega-3: 0.7g


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