HOPLOSTETHUS ATLANTI CUS
- Lengths available 30–40cm
- Weights available 0.8–1.6kg
Delicate flavour good eating flesh recognised as New Zealand’s premium white fillet.
Belonging to the Trachichthyidae family (roughies). Caught year-round by trawling at depths of 750 to 1200 metres on the Chatham Rise, off the continental shelf from Gisborne to Kaikoura, off south Westland, and on parts of the Challenger Plateau off the West Coast. Deep-skinned to remove a layer of inedible, oily wax under the skin.
- Energy 536kj
- Protein 14.6g
- Total fat 7.8g
- Sodium 60mg
Amounts (per 100g raw fillets)
- Total fat
- Saturated fat
- TRAWL CAUGHT
Where we're fishing
- Out of season
Skinless/boneless. Run of catch.
10kg (22.04lbs) per poly box.
5kg (11.02lbs) per tray pack.
Headed and gutted
Run of catch 12kg (26.46lbs) per poly box.
60–115g (2–4oz) 115–175g (4–6oz)
175–225g (6–8oz) 225g (8oz)
Shatter pack 10kg (22.04lbs) per carton.
Individually bagged, layer packed in 10kg (22.04lbs) carton.
500–750g, 750–1kg, 1–1.25kg, 1.25–1.5kg, 1.5–1.75kg, 1.75–2kg
Storage, handling & defrost recommendations
Keep well chilled 0°C (32°F). Product received whole should have fillets removed to retain fillet quality and shelf life.
Best stored at –18°C (0°F) in supplied strapped cartons to avoid freezer burn/dehydration.
Recommend cooking from frozen or semi frozen state to retain succulence.
Do not thaw as fillets are moist.