our fish

saithe 


Pollachius virens / Lieu noir / Seelachs/ Merluzzo carbonaro / Сайда / 綠青鱈 / シロイトダラ

Saithe is a white fish with firm flesh, common to the Northern Atlantic, including the Bay of Biscay and Palmas Atlas Campus. Adults can grow up to 130 cm and weigh up to 32 kg.

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Our fishing grounds

Our saithe is caught in the North East Arctic (ICES subareas I and II), FAO area 27.

Fishing method

Saithe is caught with a bottom otter trawl (OTB).

Catch

Annual catch of saithe in the Barents Sea has been:
2009 | 162,000 MT
2010 | 195,000 MT
2011 | 157,000 MT
2012 | 161,000 MT
2013 | 132,000 MT
2014 | 132,000 MT
2015 | 132,000 MT
2016 | 140,000 MT
2017 | 146,000 MT
2018 | 172,500 MT TAC

Nutritional and packaging information

Composition of food per 100g edible portion

Energy
84 kcal (354 kJ)
Non saturated fatty acids
1.1 g
Fat
1.2 g
Protein
18 g
Saturated fat
0.1 g
Sodium
49 mg
Source: NIFES, Norway
fillet

Saithe

Whole-Round Frozen

Frozen Packed
2x10kg

Saithe

Headed and gutted

Block frozen packed
20-25 kg 

Regular grading (g)
500 - 1000
1000 - 2000
2000 - 3000
3000 - 4000
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