Paua - NZ Wildcaught Paua (Blackfoot)

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Paua, also know as abalone, sea opal or ormer shells, has a great flavour meat which is very tender to chew. This valuable meat is central to some of the best oriental seafood recipes.

The paua available online is Blackfoot paua (scientifically known as haliotis iris), the best known and most commonly found paua species in New Zealand. These typically take 2-3 years to grow to market size.

Hawkes Bay Seafoods sources 100% sustainable New Zealand farmed paua. This is a 100% natural product with no additives, drugs or antibiotics.

Our paua available for purchase online with delivery to your door comes in a variety of ways. Live paua (in a range of sizes), frozen whole paua, frozen whole paua with shell on (in a range of sizes) and paua mince.

Our frozen paua varieties are instantly frozen in a nitrogen tunnel. This retails the sashimi grade quality ideal for sushi or raw sashimi style menus.

Paua is available for ordering online, select our range below. For more information, if you cannot find what you are looking for here, or if you would like paua prepared in a specific way, please contact our friendly team and we will endeavour to meet your requirements.