SNOOK (Sphyraena novaehollandiae)
The working class Snook is a jack of all trades, making it a versatile dinner guest. White flaky fillets are characterised by hearty ocean flavours, lending itself to a variety of preparation techniques. Snook is also a good source of omega3 oil.
Typically found in healthy seagrass, production begins in upper Spencer Gulf with the West Coast and Lower Spencer and Gulf St Vincent providing late season production.
Another schooling species which exhibits good all year round availability, peaking over Spring time as the inshore waters warm. Key months include September and November with April to June the lowest. This fast-growing prevalent species ensures consistent production.