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Atlantic tusk

(Brosme brosme)

Information and Catching area

The tusk is a bottom-dwelling fish that thrives in rocky areas. It is found at depths ranging from 100 to 1000 meters, but it is most common between 200 and 500 meters. The flesh is very white with a firm texture which makes it excellent for frying and baking. Cusk fishing is carried out year-round.

Production information

Catching method: Trawl, long line and gilnet
Grading sizes
J/cut, N/cut: 150-300 g
300-500 g
500-700 g
700 g+
Packaging: Random weight carton or bag.

Round redfish: 700 g-
700 g+
Packaging: Packed in bags, about 22 kg/blocks

Nutritional information

High in vitamins D and B12. Also a good source of healthy protein and selenium.

Pr 100 g total
Vitamin D is 44 IU (11% of Daily Value),
Vitamin B12 is 0.9 mcg (15% of Daily Value),
Selenium is 33.1 mcg (47% of Daily Value)