Striped bass with their seasonal migrations along the coast have been commercially important since colonial times and is the official fish of several states.
Lobster began to rise in popularity with the introduction of canning in the 1840's. No longer poor people’s food, this was the beginning of the famous Maine lobster fishery as we know it today.
Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) are a robust, strong swimming fish that once ranged across the North Atlantic coastal regions. They are the second largest of the salmon species
Halibut, is not a cheap fish even where locally caught. Halibut is meaty in texture and very white when fresh, coming in thick steaks or fillets