School Shark (Galeorhinus galeus)


School Shark whole

Description:
Distinguished by the broad flag like tip of the upper tail lobe. The School Shark is pale brownish grey above, white below. Caught in depths of up to 200m

Size: 0.5 – 2.0m

Form / State: Dressed, Fillets
Packed Frozen – 10kg, plastic interleaved & Blast frozen
Fresh – Polystyrene insulated bin, with Gel Ice packs to maintain coldness in transit
Season Caught all year

Market names: New Zealand: Grey Shark, Greyboy, Flake, Tope, Maori Name makohuarau, Australia : School Shark, France : Milandre
Japan : Eirakubuka, Mejirozame

School Shark Fishery
School Shark are common all around New Zealand and around the Chatham Islands.
The School Shark is caught mainly by way of long Line & Set Net
New Zealand’s School Shark fishery is managed by strict quotas,
which allow only a set amount of School Shark to be taken commercially each year.

School Shark Meat Quality
School Shark have a very firm texture, white.
School Shark is a very popular species for “Fish & Chips”

School Shark packed

School Shark headed and gutted

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