our fish

redfish 

Sebastes mentella/ Sébaste /Rotbarsch / Scorfano atlantico / Окунь морской (клювач) / 尖吻平鮋 /アカウオ

Redfish can grow up to 50-75 cm, but can be typically found at 45 cm. During daylight, red fish migrates towards deep water – but at night, rises to the upper layers of the ocean.

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Our fishing grounds

The majority of our redfish is caught in the Irminger Seas’ Reykjanes Ridge, off the south west of Iceland. We also catch redfish in the east and south of Greenland, as well as bycatch in Barents Sea and Norwegian Sea cod and haddock fisheries.

Fishing method

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

Fishing method

The total catch of shallow and deep sea pelagic redfish across all countries:  
2008 | 148,000 MT
2009 | 166,000 MT
2010 | 215,000 MT
2011 | 210,000 MT
2012 | 197,000 MT
2013 | 210,000 MT
2014 | 203,000 MT
2015 | 220,000 MT
2016 | 237,000 MT
2017 | 231,000 MT
2018 | 236,000 MT E
2019 | 239,000 MT E
2020 | 240,000 MT E
E=Expected
Source: FAO, GFF

Nutritional and packaging information

Composition of food per 100g edible portion

Energy
100 kcal (421 kJ)
Non saturated fatty acids
2.5 g
Fat
3.0 g
Protein
18.5 g
Saturated fat
0.5 g
Sodium
93 mg
Source: Matis, Iceland

Redfish

Head and Gutted, J-Cut

Frozen Packed
Product Standards Japanese cut
3x7kg
3x9kg
1x24kg
Regular Grading (g)
100-300
100-200
200-300
300-500
500+
200-400
400-600
600-800
800-1000
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