Blue nose (Hyperoglyphe antarctica)


Bluenose Whole

Bluenose Fishery
Bluenose are found in the temperate waters of the Southern Hemisphere. They like rough ground on the outer shelf
and upper slope, especially from 100 to 500 metres.
Bluenose are caught year-round, mainly by longlining, but also by Trawl around or on offshore reefs, seamounts, or drop-off areas.
New Zealand’s Bluenose fishery is sustainably managed by strict quotas, which allow only a set amount of Bluenose to be taken commercially each year.

Size : 60cm – 1.3m
Weight : 3 – 20kg/piece,
Form / State : Whole Green, Headed & Gutted, Dressed, Fillets
Packing : Fresh – Polystyrene insulated bin, with Gel Ice packs to maintain coldness in transit
Grading: Number pcs/box
Season : Year round

Market Names: Maori Name
New Zealand: Bluenose, Stone Eye, Matiri
Bonita, Bream, Griffin’s Silver Fish
Australia: Blue Eye Trevella
Japan: Minami media

Bluenose Meat Quality:
Bluenose flesh is reasonably firm with medium to thick moist flakes and whitens when cooked. Bluenose has good levels of Omega-3.
Bluenose can be prepared & cooked using most methods.

Bluenose filet

Bluenose H&G

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