Red Gurnard

CHELIDONICHTHYS KUMU

Puuwhaiau

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  • Lengths availabe 20–30cm Reaching 50cm
  • Weights available 0.5–1.4kg Up to 2kg
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Succulent, medium-textured flesh with low oil content. Suitable for most cooking methods.

Body is reddish-pink to red above and white below. The large pectoral fins are bluish-green with one large, dark spot and several small white or blue spots and a blue margin. The outer skin is considered scaleless. Becoming popular in whole and filleted form. Widespread around New Zealand and caught by longline and bottom trawl all year around.

Nutritional Information

  • Energy 375kj
  • Protein 20.6g
  • Total Fat 0.7g
  • Sodium 99mg
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Nutritional Information

Amounts (per 100g raw fillets)

Energy
375kj
Protein
20.6g
Total Fat
0.7g
Saturated Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
0.3g
Sugar
0.3g
Sodium
99mg

Catch Methods

  • bottom-trawl2 Bottom 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:

    Run of catch, graded small/medium/large 12kg (26.46lbs) per poly box.

    Fillets:

    Skin on, bone in/skinless, boneless.

    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

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

    Recommend cooking from frozen or semi frozen state.