Striped Marlin (Nairagi)
Striped Marlin (Tetrapturus audax) are also known as Nairagi in Hawaii. Striped Marlin’s flesh varies from light pink to orange-red. Fish with orange-red flesh are particularly desired for the sahimi market. Nairagi can be consumed raw (sashimi, sushi, poke), broiled, grilled, sautéed, smoked, tempura.
Seasonal availability: from February to June and November to December
Seasonal Availability of Hawaii’s Major Fish Species
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