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Maori Name: Mārari/Māriri

Latin Name: Odax pullus

Weight: 1–1.5kg, up to 2.5kg

Length: 30–50cm, reaching 70cm


Butterfish are also called greenbone because their bones have a greenish tinge. Butterfish belong to the Odacidae family (butterfishes). Butterfish are not related to the warehou species of the Centrolophidae family, which are also called butterfish in Japan and other countries.

Wild Caught