Alfonsino

BERYX SPLENDENS

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  • Lengths available 30–50cm
  • Weights available 1–1.5kg Up to 2.5kg
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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.

Nutritional Information

  • Energy 592kj
  • Protein 18.4g
  • Total Fat 7.6g
  • Sodium 35mg
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Nutritional Information

Amounts (per 100g raw fillets)

Energy
592kj
Protein
18.4g
Total Fat
7.6g
Saturated Fat
2.0g
Cholesterol
0.2g
Sugar
0.2g
Sodium
35mg

Catch Methods

  • trawl Trawl

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Seasonal Availability

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Product Specifications

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    Chilled

    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.

     

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    Frozen

    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.