Amberjack is a pelagic species that is caught in most temperate oceans in the world. Recreational and commercial fisherman both equally speak of the fortitude of the Amberjack. Amberjack are a very versatile fish in the market. Amberjack is a firm, medium flavored fish that can be used in a diverse array of preparations. A popular menu item found along the US Gulf Coast and often found in smoked fish dips, fried fish baskets, and many other preparations.