kahawai


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kahawai

a large food and game fish of Australian and New Zealand coastal waters, Arripis trutta, that is greenish grey to silvery underneath and spotted with brown: resembles a salmon but is in fact a marine perch
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[37.] Foo LY Scombroid-type poisoning induced by the ingestion of smoked kahawai. NZ Med.
Kahawai Elagatis bipinnulata Roosterfish Nematistius spp.
While most fishermen do deal with kahawai in this ageold way, I am told a revisionist school is scornful of the practice.
One fish scientist informs me that a build up of lactate in the blood of a struggling active fish like the kahawai might affect the taste, while another suggests the practice has less to do with edibility than the visual appearance of the meat.
Kahawai, a pelagic species, was restricted for the first time this season, with a limit of 6,500 tons -- 90% of it for commercial fishermen and 10% for the Maori Fisheries Commission as required by the Maori Fisheries Act.
After Lae nani, Ventura purchased a 6.5-acre parcell out of probate court to develop the $1.5-million Kahawai Estates subdivision in Wailua, lots from one-quarter to three-quarter acres in size and selling for $35,000 to $130,000 apiece.
Most of these other contexts involve capture (as of a kahawai in 'Canst Thou ...'), or failure to capture, as in 'the big one that got away'.
The gifts of the sea - pipis, tuatuas, paua, smoked kahawai and mullet .