Scientific Name Macruronus Novaezelandiae
Alternative Name(s) Blue Grenadier, Blue Hake, New Zealand Whiptail, Whiptail
Maori Name(s) Hoki
Typical Length 600 - 1200mm
 Typical Weight
 Physical Description

This species is identified by its a silvery dorsal surface, a teal / medium blue colouring and a long stretched tail with no distinction at the join with the body.

  Location / Habitat

Hoki are found at the edge of shelfs, they can be found at a depth between 10 – 1000m, but tend to stick around 250 – 600m


A very popular, tasty eating fish with high fat content. This versatile fish can be baked, fried, sautéed and steamed.

  Hoki Recipes

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