Also known as:
Common Group Name:
These fish should be killed humanely by iki jime, or a firm knock to the head, before being placed in an ice slurry after bleeding. Large mulloway can be energetic and therefore hard to handle. A firm knock on the head may be easier to implement to stun the fish first before attempting iki jime.
Fish Size Common Length:
45-90 cm, maximum size around 200 cm and 75 kg.
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