hogfish to be cutThe hogfish  is a member of the wrasse family. The hogfish is one of the larger species of wrasses and is found in the western Atlantic Ocean with a range from Bermuda, south through the Caribbean Sea and northern Gulf of Mexico, continuing to the north coast of South America. Hogfish are abundant in the Florida Keys and are a valuable, economically important species among fisherman. Hogfish is a commonly targeted species for many spear and reef fisherman and is regarded highly by many for its taste and food value.

Fileting hogfish