Butterfish

Butterfish (Greenbone)

Scientific Name: Odax pullus.
Also known as: Greenbone (New Zealand).
Characteristics: White flesh, excellent eating.
Description: Average length is 30-75cm. Can grow up to 5kg. The name Greenbone comes from the colour of the bones. slender fish with a pointed snout. Changes colour as it grows, young fish being yellow-brown with a line of white dashes down each side from the snout. A
Main Season: All year round.