Polyprion americanus

Also Known As

Sea bass, Stone bass

U.S. wild-caught wreckfish is a smart seafood choice because it is sustainably managed and responsibly harvested under U.S. regulations.



Fresh from mid-April through mid-January, but availability is sporadic because only a few fishermen harvest wreckfish.


U.S. wild-caught, mostly from waters off South Carolina.


Wreckfish has a mild but distinct flavor similar to grouper.


The meat is firm and has a large flake. Its texture and consistency are similar to swordfish.


White when raw and cooked.

Health Benefits

Wreckfish is a low-fat, high-protein source of B vitamins and minerals, including selenium.

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g (raw)
Amount per serving
Calories 97
Protein 18.43 g
Fat, total 2 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0.511 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Cholesterol 41 mg
Selenium 36.5 mcg
Sodium 68 mg

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