John Dory

John Dory

scientific name:

Zeus Faber

MCS Sustainability Rating:

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Origin/capture area:

Shetland, North Sea

The Marine Conservation Society has developed a system to help consumers choose the most environmentally sustainable fish. Fish to Eat are rated 1 and 2, Ratings 3 and 4 mean don’t eat too often. Fish to consider avoiding are rated 5.


John Dory is seabed living  fish with a flat olive-yellow body, large eyes, long spines on the dorsal fin and a large dark ‘eye spot’ on its flank. The eye spot is used to confuse both predators and prey, which are scooped up in its big mouth.  Chefs love John Dory because of its white, boneless, meaty firm and flavoursome flesh.  It has been described as some as the most delicious fish that appears at the table.

Product Types

Whole Fish - Fresh

Box weight: 10Kg

  • 300 - 500g

Fillets - Fresh

Box weight: 10Kg

  • 500 - 1000g
  • 1Kg+