White King Salmon
White King Salmon, often called Ivory King Salmon are rapidly becoming the new must have salmon dish. White Kings are popular among seafood connoisseurs, due to their rich and creamy delicate taste. These kings are sure to delight the taste buds of even the most refined of pallets.
Known for their high Omega-3 oil content and brilliant translucent white color, these salmon are both heart-smart and eye appealing. While they differ in color from the famed Alaskan King Salmon, they are most certainly alike when it comes to the highest of quality seafood.
The White King Salmon gets its name from the white colored flesh that is completely invisible to the fisherman. Scientist agree that the fish is not an albino strain, instead it gets the color from an inability to metabolize pigments in the fish's diet. Pigments called Carotenoids are naturally accruing in a variety of different organisms.
Regardless of the White King's genetic makeup, it is still a novelty that is found in menus in top restaurants around the world. The White King Salmon is very rare and difficult to find. They make up only about five percent of the total population of all king salmon. Delicate flavor and nutrient rich, these gourmet delights are finding their way into the heart and stomachs of people everywhere.