FISH VARY IN SIZE FROM 1.2KG TO 3KG |
1. What is it?
Carpenter (Argyrozona argyrozona) are slow growing, long lived, migratory, schooling fish associated with rocky reefs and bottoms .
2. How was it caught or farmed?
Carpenter are caught frequently in the linefish sector. Linefishery operates from small ski- and deck boats using a rod and reel or handline making it a popular target for recreational linefishers as well. Linefishing is a relatively selective fishing method with few impacts on the marine environment and very little bycatch.
3. Where is it from?
Carpenter are caught mainly within the in-shore zone along most of the South African coastline.