Capelin (Mallotus Villosus)
January - March
Country of origin: Canada
Fishing area
  • Capelin is fished primarily for its "roe"
  • Capelin roe, typically called smelt roe, is a popular sushi item where it is sold under the Japanese name masago
  • Capelin roe is available year-round
  • Capelin is most commonly caught with purse seines, a type of fishing gear that causes very little habitat damage
Whole Round Style (pieces / kg)
30-40 \ 40-50 \ 50-60
Block packed: (10 and 15 kg boxes)