- Lengths available 80–120cm
- Weights available 4–10kg
Very white, very firm, densely textured flesh that holds its shape well on cooking. Moist and succulent, ideal poaching fish, and a favorite smoked.
Belongs to the Ophidiidae family (cusk eels). Caught by longline and trawl mainly off the southern South Island coast and on the Campbell Plateau at depths between 300 and 500 metres. Very popular species in Hong Kong, Korea and Asian markets.
- Energy 362kj
- Protein 19.7g
- Total Fat 0.8g
- Sodium 142mg
Amounts (per 100g raw fillets)
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat
Where we're fishing
- Out of season
Skinless/boneless. Run of catch.
Whole fish packed on a per piece count basis. 16kg (35.27lbs) per poly box.
Headed and gutted (HGU):
Dressed on a per piece count basis 16kg (35.27lbs) per poly box.
Keep well chilled 0°C (32°F).
Product received should be in head and gutted state then fillets removed to retain quality and shelf life.
Shatter pack 10kg (22.04lbs) per carton.
Best stored at -18°C (0°F) in supplied strapped cartons to avoid freezer burn/dehydration.
Recommend cooking from frozen/semi frozen or thawed.