Blue Moki (Latridopsis ciliaris)


whole Blue Moki

Description:
Blue Moki belong to the Latrididae family. They Blueish Grey in broad dark bands
across the back and a lighter shade of silver / white on the sides and belly.
They have firm scales and the mouth is characterised by thick, fleshy lips.

Also Known as:

Trumpeter Moki, Trumpeter

Maori Name: Moki

Market Names
New Zealand: Blue Moki, Moki, Moki Trumpeter
Australia: Trumpeter
Japan: Isuzumi, Isaki
Korea: Jul ben jari

Size : 0.4 – 1m
Weight 2 – 10kg/piece
Form / State Whole Green, Headed & Gutted, Dressed, Fillet
Packed : Fresh – Polystyrene insulated bin, with Gel Ice packs to maintain coldness in transit
Grading: Count/Piece
Season : Caught all year, but mostly June – September

Blue Moki meat
Blue Moki flesh is firm, cooks up whiteish and is suitable for most cooking methods.

Form / State: Whole Green, Headed & Gutted, Dressed, Fillet

Packed : Fresh – Polystyrene insulated bin, with Gel Ice packs to maintain coldness in transit
Grading: Count/Piece
Season : Caught all year, but mostly June – September

Blue Moki Fishery:
Blue Moki are caught along the East Coasts of the North and South Islands of New Zealand.
They are normally caught by way of Trawl or Set net down to 100m
New Zealand’s Blue Moki fishery is managed by strict quotas, which allow only a set amount of Moki to be taken commercially each year.

Blue Moki Filet

Blue Moki H&G

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