The Eastern Rock Lobster is also known as crayfish (NSW, Victoria.); Rock Lobster (Victoria.); Eastern Crayfish, Green Lobster, Marine Lobster, Pack-horse Rocklobster
Found only along the coast of New South Wales one of Australia's largest States and caught in crayfish pots on the Continental shelf and close inshore.
- Scientific Name: Jasus verrauxii
- Location: New South Wales Austraia
- Size: To 90cm and 3kg
- Australian Species Code: 00 703013
For every 100 grams raw product for Rock Lobster fillet.
- Kilojoules: 462 (10 calories)
- Protein: 21 g
- Cholesterol: 62 mg
- Sodium: 175 mg
- Total fat (oil): 0.8 g
- Saturated fat: 33% of total fat
- Monounsaturated fat: 24% of total fat
- Omega-3, EPA: 46 mg
- Omega-3, DHA: 33 mg
- Omega-6, AA: 80 mg
Watch the above video from Sydney Fish Market, one of the largest fresh seafood markets in the Southern Hemisphere and their advice of on the differences between Eastern, Southern and what is termed "local" Rock Lobster, while the video shows you and your customers how to prepare the product for plating.
Rock Lobsters are highly sought after and therefore often highly priced. Price is usually a reflection of available supply, not quality. However, export grade Rock Lobster is always of high quality and high price. Rock Lobster flesh is firm, with a sweet medium and rich taste; it retains its shape in most styles of cooking.
We are able to source the best quality Eastern Rock Lobster's within seasonal and government criteria. Contact Us for a quote on how we can export fresh Eastern Rock Lobster to your Port.