Trumpeter

NEMADACTYLUS DOUGLASI

Pōrae

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  • Lengths available 40–60cm
  • Weights available 2–4kg Up to 6kg
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Palatable moist, white flesh with flakes.

Silver-blue to slate grey with tinges of gold on the upper body and a silver underside. The body is deep with long, low dorsal and anal fins and an elongated fin ray running from the pectoral fin. A member of the Cheilodactylidae family and closely related to Tarakihi. Distinguished from Tarakihi by more pronounced lips. Their preferred habitat is sandy bottoms around reefs. They are found in the warmer waters from the tidal edge to depths of 60 metres or more. They grow rapidly, reaching 28 centimetres in a year.

Nutritional Information

  • Energy 490.7kj
  • Protein 20.8g
  • Total Fat 3.6g
  • Sodium 53mg
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Nutritional Information

Amounts (per 100g raw fillets)

Energy
490.7kj
Protein
20.8g
Total Fat
3.6g
Saturated Fat
1.2g
Cholesterol
0.2g
Sugar
0.2g
Sodium
53mg

Catch Methods

  • trawl Trawl
  • set-net Set Net
  • longline-2 Longline

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Seasonal Availability

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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.