our fish

blue 

whiting 

Micromesistius poutassou / Merlan Bleu / Blauer Wittling / Melù / Путассу / 蓝鳕 / ブルーホワイティング

Mature blue whiting is found in the open sea, near the surface or in mid-water, but can also be found at depths of 1,000 metres. Blue whiting is highly migratory, but at irregular times of the year.

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Our fishing grounds

Blue whiting is caught in the North Atlantic (FAO area 27) from January to June. Stock levels are managed multilaterally by Norway, the EU, Iceland and the Faroe Islands.

Fishing method

Blue whiting is caught with a mid-water pelagic trawl.

Catch

The total Blue whiting catch has been as follows:
2010 | 547,787 MT
2011 | 107,156 MT
2012 | 375,627 MT
2013 | 628,723 MT
2014 | 1,153,339 MT
2015 | 1,414,100 MT
2016 | 1,190,300 MT

Nutritional and packaging information

Nutrition values 100g edible weight

Water
80 g
Total lipid (fat)
0.4 g
Calories
72 kcal
Omega-3
0.1 g
Protein 
17.1g

Blue Whiting

Head and Gutted

Frozen Packed
2x11 kg
fillet

Blue Whiting

Whole-Round Frozen

Frozen Packed
2x10 kg
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