Page 43 - Hawaii Seafood Buyers Guide

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Generalized estimates are based on the experience of selected fishermen, wholesalers, and retailers. Shelf life
of individual fish may vary from the general, due to differences in handling and storage techniques.
Tuna
Aku (Skipjack Tuna)
Bigeye Ahi (Bigeye Tuna)
Tombo (Albacore Tuna)
Yellowfin Ahi (Yellowfin Tuna)
Billfish
Hebi (Shortbill Spearfish)
Kajiki (Pacific Blue Marlin)
Nairagi (Striped Marlin)
Shutome (Broadbill Swordfish)
Open Ocean
Mahimahi (Dolphinfish)
Monchong (Bigscale Pomfret)
Ono (Wahoo)
Opah (Moonfish)
Bottomfish
Hapu’upu’u (Grouper)
Onaga (Ruby Snapper)
Opakapaka (Crimson Snapper)
Uku (Snapper or Jobfish)
Species Name
For Sashimi
For Cooking
Lg: 4, Med: 3, Sm: 2 days
12 days
15 days
10 days
10 days
12 days
12 days
13 days
8 days
5 days
7 days
7 days
7 days
17 days
22 days
15 days
15 days
15 days
20 days
21 days
10 days
21 days
10 days
20 days
15 days
10 days
12 days
12 days
Table 3 - Shelf Life of Hawaii’s Major Fish Species from Time of Capture
Tuna
Aku (Skipjack Tuna)
Bigeye Ahi (Bigeye Tuna)
Tombo (Albacore Tuna)
Yellowfin Ahi (Yellowfin Tuna)
Billfish
Hebi (Shortbill Spearfish)
Kajiki (Pacific Blue Marlin)
Nairagi (Striped Marlin)
Shutome (Broadbill Swordfish)
Open Ocean
Mahimahi (Dolphinfish)
Monchong (Bigscale Pomfret)
Ono (Wahoo)
Opah (Moonfish)
Bottomfish
Hapu’upu’u (Grouper)
Onaga (Ruby Snapper)
Opakapaka
(Crimson Snapper)
Uku (Snapper or Jobfish)
Species Name
Table 4 - Product Forms Available for Hawaii’s Major Seafood Species
Round Dressed Loined Filleted/Steak Poke Sashimi Dried/Smoked Strips
Table 4 - Product Forms Available for Hawaii’s Major Seafood Species
Table 3 - Shelf Life of Hawaii’s Major Fish species from Time of Capture