Ocean Whitefish global price quotes



The current, latest prices of Ocean Whitefish in the world in the global markets

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Price range: 35 - 39 MXN / 1 kg | Market: Fish Markets of LaNuevaViga, DF | Date: 2021-09-24

Ocean Whitefish

The ocean whitefish has a sturdy, quadrangular body with a relatively deep head which has a steep profile and a small mouth extending to the front of the eye. There is a fleshy ridge along the centreline of the body in front of the dorsal fin. The species' color varies but it is generally greyish-blue dorsally grading to a silvery-white ventrally. The species has been reported to attain at least 60 cm in length and 2 kg in weight, although both larger and smaller specimens have been recorded. The species inhabits the pelagic zone from inshore waters to depths of 900 m or more but is most abundant between 50 and 300 m in depth. It sometimes forms large schools. The diet consists mainly of fish in the upper part of the water column in mid-water or near sea-bottom. The species is oviparous and adults do not guard their eggs. Females may produce between one and six million eggs per spawning eve in batches of eggs laid over several nights. TThe ocean whitefish has a sturdy, quadrangular body with a relatively deep head which has a steep profile and a small mouth extending to the front of the eye. It is generally greyish-blue dorsally grading to a silvery-white ventrally. Females have beennt, which are pelagic when released but ascend towards the bottom as they mature. Ocean whitefish have been reported to attain at least 4 kg in weight and 60 cm in length, although both larger and smaller specimens have been recorded. They live pelagic lives but are often caught around depths of 500 m or less. The fish is oviparous and adults do not guard their eggs, which females may produce between one and six million eggs per spawning eve in batches of eggs laid over several nights. Ocean whitefish are generally taken by gillnets, but small trawlers operating off the southeast coast of South Africa have been reported to catch significant numbers of them when they are bottom fishing for deepwater hake, Merluccius paradoxus. The ocean whitefish has a sturdy, quadrangular body with a relatively deep head which has a steep profile and a small mouth extending to the front of the eye. There is a fleshy ridge along the centreline of the body in front of the dorsal fin. The species' color varies but it is generally greyish-blue dorsally grading to a silvery-white ventrally. The species has been reported to attain at least 60 cm in length and 2 kg in weight, although both larger and smaller specimens have been recorded.

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