Scampi

Scampi (Metanephrops challengeri)

Scampi belong to the Nephropidae family.  They are whitish or pinkish with dark orange stripes at the body and limb joints.  The rostrum is long and curves upward with strong spines.

Scampi are found all around New Zealand at depths of 200 - 750 meters and are caught using specialised deepwater trawls.

Scampi have white flesh which is medium to firm.

Product Grade - count per KG Pack size Sea Frozen
Whole G1
G2
G3
G4
G5
<10
11-15
16-20
21-30
30+
6kg
(3 x 2kg inners)
Yes
Tails Variable 4kg Yes

Quota in New Zealand (tonnes/annum)

Total Sanford
Area 1 120 83
Area 2 100 55
Area 3 340 127
Area 4A 120 91
Area 5 40 0
Area 6A 306 157
Area 6B 50 0
Area 7 75 0
Area 8 5 0
Area 9 35 0
TOTAL 1191 513

Nutritional Information

Raw per 100g edible portion
Energy (kj) 1080
Protein (g) 58.1
Carbohydrate (g) 0
Sugar (g) 0
Total Fat (g) 2.1
Saturated Fat (g) 0.6
Sodium (mg) 114