Ling also known as Kingclip.
An eel like fish with a mottled orange/pink appearance.
Caught in 300-500m on the Campbell Plateau off the southern south island coast of New Zealand
Ling move up the water column at night to feed on Hoki.
Ling possess a firm, dense texture that retains its shape. It can be cooked practically in any way.
The flesh of ling is ideal to use in curries, fish pies and chowder.