Ling

Ling  (Genypterus blacodes)

Ling is coloured orange-pink and brown above, with irregular, pale, bar-like markings and blotches. It is a bottom dweller, living at depths of 300 - 700 meters, and is usually taken by bottom longlines or bottom trawls. Ling are mainly caught around the bottom of the South Island and over the Campbell Rise.

Ling is a versatile, firm-fleshed fish that can be cooked in practically every way or can be served raw as sashimi.

Product Grade Pack size Land Frozen Sea Frozen Sea Frozen
Dressed Variable 20kg - - Yes
Dressed/HGT Variable
500-950g
950-1.5kg
1.5-3kg
3kg+
18kg, 24kg Yes Yes Yes
Fillets Variable
0-500g
500g-1kg
1-2kg
2kg+
10kg
13kg, 20.4kg
Yes Yes -

Quota in New Zealand (tonnes/annum)

Total Sanford
Area 1 400 124
Area 2 982 266
Area 3 2060 395
Area 4 4200 841
Area 5 3595 1024
Area 6 8505 2439
Area 7 2474 464
Area 10 10 0
Total 22226 5553

Nutritional Information

Raw per 100g edible portion
Energy (kj) 367
Protein (g) 19.7
Carbohydrate (g) 0
Sugar (g) 0
Total Fat (g) 0.6
Sodium (mg) 142