Kingfish

SERIOLA LALANDL

Haku

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  • Lengths available 65–120cm Reaching 150cm
  • Weights available 5–15kg Up to 60kg
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Firm, succulent flesh with a low oil content that can be improved by bleeding after capture; the dark flesh lightens on cooking.

New Zealand Yellowtail Kingfish belongs to the Carangidae family. Roving carnivores and an open-water fish found around the North Island and the northern South Island. Regarded as a sashimi grade fish by the Japanese. Caught by trolling, set net, purse seine, trawl or longline.

Nutritional Information

  • Energy 413.1kj
  • Protein 21.4g
  • Total Fat 1.2g
  • Sodium 58mg
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Nutritional Information

Amounts (per 100g raw fillets)

Energy
413.1kj
Protein
21.4g
Total Fat
1.2g
Saturated Fat
0.3g
Cholesterol
0.3g
Sugar
0.3g
Sodium
58mg

Catch Methods

  • purse-seine Purse Seine
  • set-net Set Net
  • trawl Trawl
  • longline-2 Longline

Where we're fishing

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Seasonal Availability

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Product Specifications

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    Chilled

    Whole fish:

    Headed and gutted/gilled and gutted.

    Fillets:

    Fillets skin on, fillets skin off.

    Keep well chilled 0°C (32°F).

    Product received whole should have fillets removed to retain fillet quality and shelf life.

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    Frozen

    Fillets:

    Shatter pack 10kg per carton.

    Best stored at -18°C (0°F) in supplied strapped cartons to avoid freezer burn/dehydration.

    Recommended cooking from frozen or semi frozen state.