Australians have access to thousands of locally-caught commercial fish species, but most people only eat about 20 types.
- Underutilised fish species might not suit all consumers’ palates but others are just not very well known
- Many types are caught when fishing for more popular species, known as bycatch
- Switching from meat to certain underutilised fish species could be good for the environment
That is according to Sydney Fish Market tour guide Alex Stollznow, who said this summer Australians may want to consider trying a few of the more unusual species they see at their fish shops.
“With these underutilised species supply always outstrips demand, which means you’re going to be paying much lower than you should for a really…