SPECIES: Brosme brosme – Tusk
FAMILY: Gadidae – Cod family
PRODUCTS: Fresh and frozen fillet, Salted (fillet and whole), Salted and dried (whole), Dried (whole)
SIZE: Up to 1.1 m and 15 kg
RANGE: From Ireland to Iceland, in the Skagerrak and Kattegat straits, western Barents Sea, North West Atlantic, on the Norwegian continental shelf and in the fjords
SEASON: Entire year
FEEDS ON: Fish, but also Norway lobster, squat lobster and prawns.
NUTRITIONAL CONTENT Nutritional content in 100 g raw tusk (edible portion): Energy: 281 kJ / 66 kcal Nutrients: Protein: 16.1 g Fat: 0.2 g Saturated fatty acids: 0 g Trans unsaturated fatty acids: 0 g Cis-mono unsaturated fatty acids: 0 g Cis-poly unsaturated fatty acids: 0.1 g Omega-3 fatty acids: 4.1 g Cholesterol: 53 mg Vitamins: Vitamin A: 2 μg Vitamin B¡: 1 μg Vitamin D: 0 μg Riboflavin: 0.15 mg Folate: 2 μg Minerals: Iron: 0.1 mg Selenium: 30 μg Iodine.