MONKFISH (KATHETOSTOMA GIGANTEUM)
MONKFISH (KATHETOSTOMA GIGANTEUM)
Description
Monkfish (Stargazers) are widespread in New Zealand coastal waters and more common around the southern part of the
South Island at depths between 50 meters and 500 meters off the continental shelf, although they are also found
in deeper waters. They dwell on the ocean floor and bury themselves in soft sediment, preying on passing fish and
crustaceans.
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Product specifications (PackaGing)
Chilled Skin on. Run of Catch. - 5kg (11.02 lbs) or 10kg (22.04 lbs) per poly box. Headed and Gutted. - 12kg (26.45lbs) per poly box. Fillets (Skin on or skin off). 120 - 140gm, 140 - 160gm, 160 - 180gm
Frozen Headed and Gutted. - 2 x14kg blocks per 28kg carton Fillets (Skin on or skin off). 120 - 140gm, 140 - 160gm, 160 - 180gm
Storage and handling (recommendations)
Chilled Keep well chilled 0°C (32F). Product received whole should have fillets removed to retain fillet quality and shelf life.
Frozen Best stored at -18°C (0F) in supplied strapped cartons to avoid freezer burn / dehydration. Recommended cooking from frozen or semi frozen state.
MONKFISH (KATHETOSTOMA GIGANTEUM)
MONKFISH (KATHETOSTOMA GIGANTEUM) More information can be found by downloading our Product fact sheet
Feature
  • Name fabrics
    Fish
  • Length
    30-60cm
  • Weight
    2 - 7 kg, up to 9kg
  • Availabiliti
    Year-round
Nutritional information
  • Energy
    384kj
  • Proteine
    17.4g
  • Total Fat
    2.4g
  • Saturated Fat
    0.6g
  • Cholesterol
    0.2g
  • Sugar
    0.2g
  • Sodium
    94mg