Moonfish Abductor Muscle | Opah | Fresh Fish Box | Wild caught
AN ICONIC FISH WITH A DELICIOUS FLAVOUR
Known for its distinctive shape like the moon. Opah or Moonfish is an elusive, warm blooded fish that frequents our waters off Cape Point. It is sought after for for its delicious, rich creamy taste. The abductor muscles is a dark red meat found under the pectoral fin. The abductor muscle taste is similar to raw tuna and cooks like beef or pork with the texture of cheek meat. Opah are caught off Cape Point by fishermen leaving from Table Bay.
2-3x Opah innner or outer abductor muscle (approx. 800g-950g per box) Serves 4
Your Moonfish Abductor Muscle will arrive fresh, simply store in your fridge and use at your leisure (up to 5 days). For home freezing, freeze on the day of arrival, and use within 3 months.
Any special requests or instructions can be left in the NOTES section at the Checkout. Eg: Your doorbell does not work, you require a phone call before the order arrives, you would like the fillets / steaks vacuum packed seperately or cut into smaller portions etc.
ECOSYSTEM IMPACT : Medium high
GEAR USED : Pelagic longline / bycatch of demersal longline
SUPPORTING LOCALS : Yes
DISTANCE TRAVELLED : 50km
DOLPHIN / TURTLE IMPACT : Medium high
REPRODUCTION POTENTIAL : Medium
R65 same-day packaging & delivery fee
CBD | Southern Suburbs | Houtbay | Plattekloof
Deep South | Table View, Blouberg, Melkbos | Durbanville
Stellenbosch | Somerset West | Franschhoek | Paarl
All zoned areas: Monday to Friday
- Order before 11am and receive your delivery the same day.
- Order after 11am and receive your delivery the following delivery day.
- Please note we do not deliver on Saturday, Sunday and Public holidays
- Re-delivery fee may apply if delivery cannot be taken between delivery times (14:00 - 17:00) without any prior arrangement and a delivery was attempted. Email [email protected] or call 063 666 2802
We are working hard to extend our range. If you live outside our current delivery range but think there is significant demand in your area, please contact us.