Monk fish

KATHETOSTOMA GIGANTEUM

Kūtoro

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  • Lengths available 30–50cm Reaching 90cm
  • Weights available 1.5–5kg Up to 9kg
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Succulent, pearly white, firm flesh with a low oil content, not readily flaked; check for pin bones; ideal marinated.

Mottled olive green/brown body above and white below with an elongated and flattened body and a prominent bony head with eyes that look upwards.  Giant Stargazer belongs to the Uranoscopidae family. Caught all year by trawling, principally around the southern part of the South Island at depths between 50 metres and 500 metres off the continental shelf.

Nutritional Information

  • Energy 389.4kj
  • Protein 17.4g
  • Total Fat 2.4g
  • Sodium 94mg
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Nutritional Information

Amounts (per 100g raw fillets)

Energy
389.4kj
Protein
17.4g
Total Fat
2.4g
Saturated Fat
0.6g
Cholesterol
0.2g
Sugar
0.2g
Sodium
94mg

Catch Methods

  • trawl Trawl

Where we're fishing

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Seasonal Availability

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Out of season

Product Specifications

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    Chilled

    Whole fish:

    Headed 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.