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NZ Hake

NZ Hake

Merluccius australis NZ Hake is endemic to our waters, but visually similar to other hakes from around the world. Growing to 15kg and 100cm, Hake gives a delicate but tasty flesh that has few bones.

Ling

Ling

Genypterus blacodes Ling is a deepwater fish, abundant around our waters down to 700m. Its red/orange blotchy appearance and eel like body shape belie its fine eating qualities – Ling are sought after for their moist and dense flesh, that absorbs cooking flavours well. Ling grow to 2m long and 30kg.

Gemfish

Gemfish

Rexea solandri Gemfish, or Southern Kingfish, is a bright silver species, living down to 600m. This species resembles the common Barracouta however is a different fish. Gemfish will grow to 15kg, and make an excellent, flavorsome option for smoking as it has a high oil content.

Alfonsino

Alfonsino

Beryx splendens Alfonsino is a deepwater species that thrives at depths of 200-800m around New Zealand. A deep body with a forked tail and brilliant red flanks, this attractive catch yields a tasty, firm textured white flesh. Suited to all cooking methods.

Hoki

Hoki

Macruronus novaezelandiae Hoki is a mainstay of the New Zealand fishery. With two major stocks (Eastern and Western South Island) Hoki, growing to 3kg and 130cm, is very popular for a variety of retail seafood products. It yields a delicate flesh, that is moist and boneless.

Bluenose

Bluenose

Hyperoglyphe Antarctica Bluenose is a member of the Warehou family, distinguished by its large eyes, deep stocky body and blunt snout. Growing to 20kg, bluenose school between the bottom and mid water at depths to 400m. Bluenose is an exceedingly tasty fish, with moist firm white flakes.

Sea Perch

Sea Perch

Helicolenus percoides Sea Perch, are a smaller, spiny species abundant around the southern coast in a range of depths to 1200m. Common over foul ground and reaches sizes of 4kg. Sea Perch has a tasty, firm pearly white flesh that suits most common cooking methods.

Groper

Groper

Polyprion oxygeneios Groper or Hapuku, are found in rocky reef areas to 250 meters. Groper grow to 85kg and are similar in appearance to Bass, a close cousin. A beautiful, tasty white flesh, with larger flakes. Suited to all cooking methods and is considered a premium species.