Black Cardinal

​Epigonus telescopus

​The Black Cardinal’s body is dark brown with large loose scales. It has large eyes and a forked tail.

Fillets are thick, firm and moist. Once cooked, they whiten and flake easily.


Black Cardinal can be delivered:

  • Dressed
  • Headed and gutted (HGU)


Average Length 40-70cm
Average Weight ​800g-2.5kg (reaching up to 3kg)
Availability ​Year round
Sealord Quota 49 GWT

Nutrition (Per 100G)

Energy 378Kj
Protein 18.8g
Total 1.7g
Saturated 0.3g
Carbohydrate 0.3g
Sugars 0.3g
Sodium 92mg