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Menhaden

Brevoortia tyrannus

About the Product

General Characteristics

Menahden, also called Pogies in New England or Bunkers in New York and New Jersey, are flat and have soft flesh and a deeply forked tail. They have oily flesh and are bright silver with a small black spot behind their eye. Pogies are a staple of the Lobster industry as bait. They are also a very popular fish to fry in some parts of the world.

Grade

Food or Bait

Average Size

200/400g, 300/500g

Origin

USA

Fishing Season

Mid May- early September.

Available Year-round

Packing Style

Block Frozen, IQF