LOCH ETIVE STEELHEAD TROUT
Loch Etive, in Northern Argyll on the west coast of Scotland, provides the ideal conditions for premium-quality trout. Loch Etive steelhead trout are raised in a remote, pristine environment with pure waters and fast-flowing currents. High in Omega-3 oils, this sashimi-grade fish is ideally suited for cooked creations—as well as crudo, carpaccio, tartare, and sushi. Available in dressed whole fish; skin-on, pin bone in fillets, and trimmed how you like. Loch Etive Steelhead are antibiotic free, all-natural, no growth promoters, no hormones and have a GMO-free feed.
Steelhead, Ocean Trout
Primary Product Forms
Fresh: Whole, Dressed, Boned, Fillet
Steelhead trout are just the right size for individual servings. Don’t overpower the delicate taste of the trout with strong sauces. A little butter, lemon and parsley is usually all you need to bring out the delicate flavors of this fish. Try trout with mint and garlic stuffing for a pleasant change.
Loch Etive’s feed conversion ratio have an average of 1.2:1. This means it take just over one pound of wild bait fish to grow one pound of Loch Etive Steelhead. Additionally, these fish have plenty of room to grow. The average stocking density below 17 kg per cubic meter, which is about 98% water and 2% fish. This is one of the lowest stocking densities of any trout farm in the world. Loch Etive’s sea farm sites are allowed to rest for about 8-13 weeks after harvest and also benefit from very high tidal exchanges in these areas. The high exchanges naturally disperse any nutrients from the farm over a wider area.
Steelhead Trout and Rainbow Trout are the same species, but Steelhead are highly adaptable, and can live in either fresh or sea water. Rainbow Trout only live in freshwater.
Seattle Fish Co. sources their Steelhead from Northern Argyll, which is on the west coast of Scotland. These fish are raised in a remote pristine environment with pure waters and fast flowing currents that provide the ideal conditions for growing a superior product