Barracouta Thyrsites atun

Barracouta are found throughout New Zealand but are especially abundant south of the East Cape/Taranaki. Swimming in schools, this predatory fish has very sharp teeth and smooth skin.

Oily, with lots of large bones, they are best grilled, fried or smoked.
fillets-barracuda-hi
Nutritional Information
PER 100G
Energy kJ/100g 475
Protein (g) 20.6
Total Fat (g) 3.2
Saturated Fat (g) 0.8
Carbohydrate (g) 0.3
Sugars (g) 0.3
Sodium mg/100g 57
  • WHERE WE CATCH

    infographic-location-barracouta
  • AVAILABILITY

    calendar-9 3

Also known as

NZ: Couta, Snoek
CIS: Snek
ES: Sierra
FR: Thyrsite, Escolar
JP: Okisawara
KR: Sam Chi
ZA: Snoek


Nutritional Information
PER 100G
Energy kJ/100g 475
Protein (g) 20.6
Total Fat (g) 3.2
Saturated Fat (g) 0.8
Carbohydrate (g) 0.3
Sugars (g) 0.3
Sodium mg/100g 57