A Fish of Many Names
Wheeler Seafood presents Avramar Corvina Rex. An indigenous fish of the Mediterranean, it is farmed in the warm blue waters near Valencia, Spain. Avramar has been the leading producer of Corvina for more than 15 years. Corvina Rex is known by many names: “Ombrina Bocca d’Oro” (Italy), “Corvina” (Spain and Portugal), “Maigre” (France), “Kranios” (Greece), “Stone Bass or Meagre” (USA, UK). Corvina Rex has a firm translucent flesh that is flaky, mild and sweet. Corvina Rex has a distinct advantage. The fillets are as large as 2 lbs. Corvina Rex can be prepared in any application, sauteed, grilled, sashimi, ceviche, stewed and in rice dishes. Loved and recognized throughout Spain, the Corvina Rex brand elevates this species and is now available in the US. Whatever name you choose, prepare to experience a very different farmed fish.