Porgy

Order: 
Perciformes
Family: 
Sparidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Oval body. Massive head and high, with very rounded profile. Eyes of medium size, very high. Not very cleft mouth with 2 rows of slightly pointed teeth. Light pink to vinous pink, with 4-5 red brick cross bands. It can measure up to 1 m.

International Designations

France: 
Pagre rayé
Italy: 
Pagro
Portugal: 
Pargo
UK: 
Porgy
Fishing gears: 
Hooks
Gillnets
FAO code: 
REA
Scientific name: 
Pagrus auriga
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
Area 47: the Southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Fishing seasons: 
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV