- Lengths available 20–30cm
- Weights available 0.5–1.4kg
Succulent, medium-textured flesh with low oil content. Suitable for most cooking methods.
Body is reddish-pink to red above and white below. The large pectoral fins are bluish-green with one large, dark spot and several small white or blue spots and a blue margin. The outer skin is considered scaleless. Becoming popular in whole and filleted form. Widespread around New Zealand and caught by longline and bottom trawl all year around.
- Energy 375kj
- Protein 20.6g
- Total fat 0.7g
- Sodium 99mg
Amounts (per 100g raw fillets)
- Total fat
- Saturated fat
- TRAWL CAUGHT
- LONG LINE CAUGHT
Where we're fishing
- Out of season
Run of catch, graded small/medium / large 12kg (26.46lbs) per poly box.
Skin on bone in/skinless, boneless
5kg (11.02lbs) per poly box,
10kg (22.04lbs) per poly box.
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.