- Lengths available 30–40cm
- Weight available 0.9–2.5kg
Medium to firm white flesh with a low to medium oil content; suitable for all methods of cooking.
Fillets are skinned and boned; or scaled skin on, pin bone in. Belong to the Cheilodactylidae family (terakihi, morwongs).
Most abundant south of East Cape, around Cook Strait, and on the east and west coasts of the South Island at depths of up to 250 metres.
- Energy 337kj
- Protein 17.9g
- Total fat 0.9g
- Saturated fat 0.2g
Amounts (per 100g raw fillets)
- Total fat
- Saturated fat
- TRAWL CAUGHT
- LONG LINE
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.
Individually bagged 10kg (22.04lbs).
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.