- Lengths available 30–50cm
- Weights available 1–1.5kg
White flesh, firm texture with a high oil content; suits most cooking methods.
Brilliant red upper body including fins and tail with sides a lighter shade of red tinged with silver. Fairly slender body, large eyes and a deeply forked tail. Belongs to the Berycidae family. Caught year-round by mid-water trawling off the east coast of New Zealand and the Chatham Islands at depths between 200 and 800 metres.
- Energy 592kj
- Protein 18.4g
- Total Fat 7.6g
- Sodium 35mg
Amounts (per 100g raw fillets)
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat
Where we're fishing
- Out of season
Headed and gutted:
10kg (22.04lbs) or 12kg (26.46lbs) per poly box.
Keep well chilled 0°C (32°F).
Product received should be drained and re-iced to retain fillet quality and increase shelf life.
Whole fish (glazed) – headed and gutted:
Glazed 10kg (22.04lbs) per carton.
All products graded on a per piece count basis.
Best stored at -18°C (0°F) in supplied strapped cartons to avoid freezer burn/dehydration.
Recommended cooking from frozen or semi frozen state to retain succulence.