Coromandel Oysters

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[/] Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:A Pacific Oyster from the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand When:Available May – October Where/How:Where – New Zealand How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Harvested from the pristine waters surrounding the Coromandel Peninsula, the flavor of these oysters reflects the nutrient-rich and pollution-free waters from which they are …

Oysters, Kaipara

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[/] Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green-Best Choice What:Oysters are harvested from Kaipara Harbour which is located in the sparsely populated northwest region of New Zealand’s North Island. When:April to September Where/How:Where: New Zealand How: Farm-raised   Back to Product Guide Characteristics With a large, deep-cupped shell, this 2.75 inch – 3.25-inch size oysters have an aroma and flavor that encapsulates …

New Zealand Sea Bream

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[/] Species Name:Pagrus auratus Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:Also known as Porgy, New Zealand Tai, Squirefish, Australia Red Seabream, Cockney, Red Bream, New Zealand Medai, Old Man Snapper, Schnapper, Brim or Red Hawaiian Porgy, this Australian Snapper, a species of porgie, is one of the most iconic fish of New Zealand. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where: New Zealand How: Wild Caught …

New Zealand Sea Bass (Hapuka)

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[/] Species Name:Polyprion oxygeneios Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unrated What:Also known as Hapuka, Hapuku or Whapuku (or Groper in New Zealand) is a member of the Wreckfish family.  This deep-water species and sought after fish has a reputation for its superior flavor and texture. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where: East Coast, New Zealand How: Wild; Bottom Longline   Back to Product Guide Characteristics …

Wreckfish

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[/] Species Name:Polyprion americanus Sustainability Rating: Grey – Unrated What:Also known as Sea Bass, Bass and Stone Bass, this is a deep-water species and sought after fish due to its reputation for superior flavor and texture. This king of the depths has a dark grey upper body and light grey/silver belly with a massive head and mouth. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where: …

Bluenose

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[/] Species Name:Hyperoglyphe antarctica Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:This popular fish goes by many names – Antarctic Butterfish, Stoneye, Blue Bream – but we use the FDA Acceptable Market Name – Bluenose. When:Available Sporadically Year-Round Where/How:Where – New Zealand How – Wild Caught/Bottom Trawl, Midwater Trawl, Setline Back to Product Guide Characteristics Bluenose cooks up nice and firm and stays …

Mussels. Greenlip

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[/] Species Name:Perna canaliculus Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Delicious and beautiful cultivated mussels from pristine New Zealand Waters When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – New Zealand How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Greenlip mussels have a plump and tender meat that stays wonderfully juicy when cooked.  Their beautiful black shells have an edge of vibrant green.  These large …

Salmon (Farmed), New Zealand King

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[/] Species Name:Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:King Salmon farmed in New Zealand When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – New Zealand How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Farm Raised New Zealand King salmon average 8 – 10 lbs. whole (3 – 4 lbs. fillet) and have a mild flavor and rich texture. For Your Menu This delicious …

John Dory

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[/] Species Name:Zeus faber Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Sometimes called St Pierre or St. Peter’s Fish, John Dory is a round fish with a laterally compressed body. The fish has a characteristic dark spot on the side of its body used to confuse prey.  There are also legends that say the dark spot on the fish’s side is St. Peter’s …