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Ribaldo

Mora Moro

A soft, moist flesh fish with a mild flavour.

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Ribaldo are found around New Zealand and southern Australia. They are more common around the South Island of New Zealand at depths between 300 and 700 metres.

Key Information

Family

Ribaldo belong to the Moridae family (morid cods).

Physical attributes

Grey to pink above and flecked with brown that shades to white around the belly. It is similar in shape to the Red Cod and is distinguished by its large protruding eyes, two anal fins and the absence of a dark pigment spot on the base of the pectoral fin.

The flesh is white and soft.

Sustainability

Ribaldo is managed by the Ministry for Primary Industries using the New Zealand Quota Management System (QMS). Regular stock assessments are conducted to estimate fishery stock size and numbers. Scientific studies are also used. From these, scientists can estimate future stock sizes and catch limits.

Geographical location

Ribaldo occur around New Zealand and southern Australia. They are moderately common around the South Island of New Zealand at depths between 300 and 700 metres.

Market Names

  • New Zealand: Ribaldo, Deep–sea Cod, Googley-eyed Cod, White Cod, Mora
  • Commonwealth of Independent States: Mora
  • Italy: Mora
  • France: Moro
  • Japan: Shirodara
  • Korea: Dae gu
  • Spain: Mollera Moranella

Locations Caught

14 Ribaldo Fa

Profile

Average weight

2-5 kg

Average length

40-50 cm

TACC i

1,683 tonne

Talley's catch

100-500 tonne

121  Ribaldo

Nutritional information

Average quantity per 100g

Energy

336 kJ

Protein

14.9 g

Fat, total

1.3 g

Carbohydrate

2.5 g

Sugars 0.4g
Sodium 102mg

Seasonal availability

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Months caught
Peak months

Flavour and cooking

Ribaldo has a soft, moist flesh with a mild flavour and medium oil content. It is suitable for cooking in many ways including baked, fried, poached, steamed and grilled.

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