- Lengths available 80–120cm
- Weights available 4–10kg
Very white, very firm densely textured flesh that holds its shape well on cooking.
Moist and succulent ideal poaching fish, and a favourite smoked. Belong to the Ophidiidae family (cusk eels). Caught by longline and trawl mainly off the southern South Island coast and on the Campbell Plateau at depths between 300 and 500 metres. Very popular species in Hong Kong, Korea and Asian markets.
- Energy 362kg
- Protein 19.7g
- Total fat 0.8g
- Sodium 142mg
Amounts (per 100g raw fillets)
- Total fat
- Saturated fat
- TRAWL CAUGHT
- LONG LINE CAUGHT
Where we're fishing
- Out of season
0-500g, 500g-1kg, 1-2kg, 2-3kg, 3kg+View more
Skinless/boneless Run of catch. 5kg (11.02lbs) or 10kg (22.04lbs) per poly box.
Whole fish packed on a per piece count basis. 16kg (35.27lbs) per poly box.
Headed and gutted (HGU)
Dressed on a per piece count basis 16kg (35.27lbs) per poly box.
Shatter pack 10kg (22.04lbs) per carton.
Storage, handling & defrost recommendations
Keep well chilled 0°C (32°F). Product received should be in head and gutted state then fillets removed to retain quality and shelf life.
Best stored at –18°C (0°F) in supplied strapped cartons to avoid freezer burn/dehydration. Recommend cooking from frozen/semi frozen or thawed.