|Scientific Name||Mustelus lenticulatus|
|Alternative Name(s)||Lemonfish, Spotted Dogfish, Smoothhound|
|Maori Name(s)||Makoo, Pioke|
|Typical Length||850 - 1300mm|
A small shark with a darker bronze / grey top blending to a white bottom. Small white spots cover the upper body.
|Location / Habitat||
The Rig Shark is an inshore fish found in coastal waters across New Zealand.
The Rig Shark is a common Fish and Chip store fish. It’s fillets are firm and white with a low oil content.
|Rig Shark / Lemonfish Recipes|