Semi-firm flesh with a low oil content and coarse flakes, excellent for most cooking methods including whole and smoking.
Members of the Sparidae family. One of the largest and most valuable coastal fisheries, the species extend over a wide variety of habitats, such as reefs, sand and mud bottoms. Snapper are golden-pink to tones of red above, flecked with blue spots, with the colour paling to white on the belly. They have a large head, strong teeth, and moderately firm scales.
Length: 30-50cm, up to 100cm
Weight: 1-2.5kg, up to 19kg
Availability: All year round
Nutritional information for 100g
- Total 1.6g
- Saturated 0.4g
- Carbohydrate 0.3g
- Sugars 0.3g
Fish vary in size, the invoiced weight of your fish will be within + or - 10% of your ordered weight.