Lake Victoria perch
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Lake Victoria perch

This firm freshwater fish from Lake Victoria is rich in taste and easy to prepare. Lake Victoria perch is caught in Lake Victoria in Uganda and Tanzania using the artisanal method of hand lines and nets. The fish is rich in omega-3 oils.

The Nile perch is a species of freshwater fish which is native to the African continent and lives in lakes and rivers in tropical areas. The Nile perch was introduced to Lake Victoria in East Africa in the 1950s, and has since been fished commercially.

Product specs

Latin name:

Lates niloticus

Appearance:

Available as fresh product.

Certification:
Shape options:
  • Fillets
  • Steaks
  • Portions
  • Loins
  • Headed and gutted
Specifications:
  • Skinless
  • Skin on
  • Boneless
  • With bones
Quality:
  • Fresh
Packaging:
  • Box

ORIGIN

Lake Victoria, Tanzania / Uganda

CATCH SEASON

Year round

FISHING METHOD

Naturland Lake Victoria perch is caught in artisanal ways using gillnets and longlines. The Naturland certificate imposes strict requirements on the type of gear used, the minimum size of the fish and fair working conditions. Daily catch analyzes and reports are the norm. 

SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFICATE

Naturland is a German organization that is committed to promote ecological agriculture worldwide. For the fishery industry, the "Naturland Wildfish" certificate was developed in 2007. This certificate covers the environmental, social and economic aspects of fisheries. Several Naturland projects contribute to improving the working conditions and welfare for the fisher community. Find out more at Naturland.

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Anova Seafood BV
Phone: +31 73 7502000
Fax: +31 73 7502001
E-mail: anova@anovaseafood.nl

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