School Shark (Galeorhinus galeus)

School Shark whole

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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