Axillary sea bream

Order: 
Perciformes
Family: 
Sparidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Fusiform body, clearly elongated, with convex dorsal profile. Strong head, with a flat nose and broad mouth with numerous teeth. Pink gray color on the dorsum, with silver flanks and belly. Dark spot on the upper edge of the shoulder blades. Up to 35 cm.

International Designations

Germany: 
Rotbrasse
France: 
Pageot blanc
Italy: 
Pagello mafrone
Portugal: 
Besugo
UK: 
Axillary sea bream
China: 
腋斑小鲷
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
Purse seines
Gillnets
FAO code: 
SBA
Scientific name: 
Pagellus acarne
Type: 
White fish
Fishing areas: 
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Global production (Tons): 
3078
Fishing seasons: 
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV