John Dory

John Doryis a pelagic marine fish. It is popular in Africa, Asia etc.

  • Latin name: Zeus faber
  • Origin: China
  • Glazing and Package: As client's requirement
  • Presentation: HGT, Fillet
  • Product Detail

    Product Tags

    Item Description Pack Size
    John Dory HGT Headed | Gutted | Tail off IQF | IWP 150-200g | 200-300g | 300-500g | 500g up
    John Dory Fillet Chemical free / Treated | Skin on / Skinless IQF IWP / IVP 40-60g | 60-100g | 100-150g | 150-200g | 200-300g | 300g up


    John Dory is commonly called St Pierre or Peter's Fish,refers to fish of the genus Zeus,John Dory are benthopelagic coastal fish, found on the coasts of Africa, South East Asia, New Zealand, Australia, the coasts of Japan, and on the coasts of Europe. They live near the seabed, living in depths from 5 metres to 360 metres.They are normally solitary.John Dory is a very unusual looking, flat, bony fish with long spines on its dorsal fin.the main form of the John Dort fish is fillet,most of the clients for it are from E.U market.


    John Dory is a firm-textured fish with moist, fine flakes and a mild, sweet flavor. It is very low in fat yet has a buttery, melt-in-your-mouth feel.John Dory are benthopelagic coastal fish, found on the coasts of Africa, South East Asia, New Zealand, Australia, the coasts of Japan, and on the coasts of Europe. They live near the seabed, living in depths from 5 metres (15 ft) to 360 metres (1200 ft). They are normally solitary.When John Dories are 3 or 4 years of age, they are ready to reproduce. This happens around the end of winter. They are substrate scatterers, which means that they release sperm and eggs into the water to fertilize. Typical lifespan is about 12 years in the wild.The cookery writer Eliza Acton observes in her 1845 book, Modern Cookery for Private Families, that John Dory "though of uninviting appearance, is considered by some persons as the most delicious fish that appears at the table". She recommends simply baking it "very gently", avoiding drying it out in the oven,The John Dory grows to a maximum size of 65 cm (2 ft) and 5 kg (12 lb) in weight. It has 10 long spines on its dorsal fin and 4 spines on its anal fin. It has microscopic, sharp scales that run around the body. The fish is an olive green color with a silver white belly and has a dark spot on its side. Its eyes are near the top of its head. It has a flat, round body shape and is a poor swimmer.

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