- Lengths available 30–40cm
- Weights available 0.8–1.5kg
Medium-textured white flesh with a low oil content; suitable for most cooking methods.
Large males are more distinctly blue with greenish sides. Some females are mottled towards shades of green. Juveniles are white with broad band of brown along the side. Bottom-dwelling up to 150 metres. Mainly caught in winter (from April to September) around southern New Zealand and the Chatham Islands. They are also found in the Marlborough Sounds, Cook Strait and off Wanganui.
- Energy 342kj
- Protein 18.1g
- Total fat 0.8g
- Sodium 87mg
Amounts (per 100g raw fillets)
- Total fat
- Saturated fat
- LONG LINE
Where we're fishing
- Out of season
Skinless / boneless
Run of catch. 5kg (11.02lbs) or 10kg (22.04lbs) per poly box.
Headed and gutted. Run of catch. 12kg (26.46lbs) per poly box.
Keep well chilled 0°C (32°F). Product received whole should have fillets removed to retain fillet quality and shelf life.
Storage, handling & defrost recommendations
Skinless / boneless. Shatter pack 10kg (22.04lbs) per carton.
Best stored at –18°C (0°F) in supplied strapped cartons to avoid freezer burn /dehydration.
Recommended cooking from frozen or semi frozen state.