Red Cod

PSEUDOPHYCIS BACHUS

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  • Lengths available 40–70cm
  • Weights available 0.8–1.3kg Up to 2kg
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Delicate, moist, white flesh with a low oil and fat content; flakes easily and often smoked.

Member of the Moridae family (morid cods). Seasonal catch from November to June, most commonly in southern waters in the Canterbury Bight and off Westland at depths of 100 to 300 metres. Mainly caught inshore by trawling before they move to deeper waters in winter.

Nutritional Information

  • Energy 309kj
  • Protein 16.9g
  • Total Fat 0.6g
  • Sodium 92mg
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Nutritional Information

Amounts (per 100g raw fillets)

Energy
309kj
Protein
16.9g
Total Fat
0.6g
Saturated Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
0.2g
Sugar
0.2g
Sodium
92mg

Catch Methods

  • trawl Trawl

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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:

    Skin on or skin off, skin on fillets.

    Keep well chilled 0°C (32°F).

    Product received should be drained and re-iced to retain quality and increase shelf life.

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    Frozen

    Fillets:

    Fillets Skin On. Fillets Skin Off.

    Shatter pack 10kg (22.04lbs) per carton.

    Grades Available

    0-100g

    100-200g

    200-300g

    300g+

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

    Recommended cooking from frozen to semi frozen state to retain succulence.