SEASonality SA

SOUTHERN GARFISH (Hyporhamphus melanochir)

The Southern Garfish made famous for its street credibility now enjoys a growing culinary reputation. This neat casual lunch or dinner guest is characterised by clean delicate ocean flavours.

Provenance

Typically, Southern Garfish is found in the seagrass and weed of sheltered bays. Northern Spencer and Gulf St Vincent are the key producing regions during peak supply.

SEAsonality

Traditionally, this schooling species exhibits biannual availability with production peaking during both Summer and Winter. Key months include January and February and June and July, with September the lowest. This fast growing prevalent species ensures consistent production.

SEAsonality - The Marine Fishers Association Inc

Number of key producing ports across South Australia

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