Scientific Name Nemadactylus douglasii
Alternative Name(s) Blue Morwong
Maori Name(s) Pōrae
Typical Length 400 - 1000mm
 Typical Weight
 Physical Description

Porae are most easily identified by their large lips, spawning the nickname ‘Big Lips’. The species colouring is a medium grey along the spine, silver sides fading into a white belly. Other identifiable features include a long pectoral fin stretches back towards the tail.

  Location / Habitat

This species is found around the North Island, with some venturing towards the Cook Strait in the warmer months.

  Porae Recipes