|Scientific Name||Kathetostoma giganteum|
|Alternative Name(s)||Giant Stargazer, Monkfish|
|Maori Name(s)||Kourepoua, Moamoa, Ngu|
|Typical Length||300 - 500mm|
|Typical Weight||1.5 - 5kg|
The Stargazer is named after it’s distinctive upward pointing eyes. They are a dark grey-brown colour over the body with a white underside.
|Location / Habitat||
The Stargazer is endemic to New Zealand, found on the continental shelf at depths between 30 – 600m.
The Stargazer is a terrific eating fish featuring white, firm flesh and a low oil content.
|Stargazer / Monkfish Recipes|