We've partnered with J & M Seafoods to bring you hand harvested, delicious octopus from the wild waters of Southeast Alaska.
The octopus is sustainably pot harvested from the cold, clean waters outside of Ketchikan, Alaska by Michael's brother Jacob, the captain behind J & M Seafoods.
The octopus harvest in Alaska is a sustainable fishery, with very little impact on the environment. They are an abundant species thriving in Alaska's cold waters and only live a maximum of five years and produce 300,000 eggs per mature female. Here's a good read from the Alaska Department of Fish & Game about the Pacific Octopus sustainable fishery in Alaska: Giant North Pacific Octopus.
Giant Pacific Octopus is also listed as a Best Choice sustainable seafood named by Monterey Bay Seafood Watch.
After harvest, the octopus is traditionally smoked and packed in a tin by the fine folks at Wildfish Cannery.
Briny, tender, and flavorful, the smoked octopus can be savored straight from the tin.
is back-ordered. We will ship it separately in 10 to 15 days.