Latin Name: Beryx splendens
Weight: 1-1.5kg up to 2.5kg
Alfonsino are caught year-round off the east coast of New Zealand and the Chatham Islands.
Sustainability of this New Zealand fish stock is ensured through the world-leading Fisheries Act and Quota Management System (QMS). The QMS guides the sustainable use of New Zealand fisheries. Find out what the QMS is and how it works.
Alfonsino are caught by the method of mid-water trawl.
Alfonsin has white flesh with a firm texture. It has a high oil content. It is suitable for most cooking methods.
Alfonsino is a good source of Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Manganese, Selenium; and a source of Niacin (Vitamin B3), Iodine, Phosphorus, Potassium
Seafood is a highly nutritious food and is a great source of protein. Many species are low in saturated fat and a number of them are a good source of Omega 3.