Australian Herring

Overview

The Australian Herring is a staple species for recreational and commercial fisheries across southern Australia. It is endemic species that is related to the Australian salmon (Arripis truttaceus - belonging to the same family). From a culinary perspective it is an very versatile fish, that tastes like fish without being overpowering. It can be prepared a number of ways - fillet, butterflied, or used whole. It is a super fish simply pan fried in butter, served with lemon or crumbed and served in fresh white bread with a tart tartare sauce. It is a good size fish that can be used in Paella or Bouillabaisse and will hold its form.

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Nutrition Information

(average quantity per 100g)

Energy:
Protein:
Cholesterol:
FAT, TOTAL: na
Saturated: na
Trans: na
Polyunsaturated: na
Omega 3: na
Alpha-linolenic Acid: na
Docosahexaenoic Acid: na
Eicosapentaenoic Acid: na
Omega 6: na
Monounsaturated: na
CARBOHYDRATE: na
Sugars: na

Sustainability

Stock status overview

More information on fish.gov.au