Uku


Uku
Hawaiian Blue Green Snapper (a.k.a Jobfish)
Scientific Name: Aprion virescens
Hawaiian Local Name: Uku palu
Japanese Name: 
青血引. あおちびき

Sharp toothed ferocious predator fish, slyly swimming by at the bottom of the ocean only to be seen at the last minute, to be speared by a good shot, expect a run afterwards and a continued fight. Highly prized for its fine meat, and beautiful black and white tent patterned scales

Hawaii Blue-green Snapper is an Ono source of healthy, protein for you and the Ohana. It is also low in saturated fat and low in sodium. It is rich in vitamins such as niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, and selenium. Hawaii Blue-green Snapper is a good source of potassium. Hawaii Blue-green Snapper also provides omega-3’s.