Redfish

Order: 
Scorpaeniformes
Family: 
Scorpaenidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Body elongated and compressed. Mouth wide. Head with several spines. Spines on the preoperculum are flattened, the ventral spines downward pointing. Scales on lateral line. Dorsal fin has numerous strong spines and soft rays. Anal fin with a few spines and several soft rays; pectoral fin with soft rays. Colour bright red except for the belly which has pink or rose flush, and a dusky area on posterior part of opercle. Maximum size: 100 cm. Maximum weight: 15 kg.

International Designations

Germany: 
Grosser Rotbarsch
France: 
Rascasse
Italy: 
Scorfano di Norvegia
Portugal: 
Peixe vermelho
UK: 
Redfish
Japan: 
Menuke
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
FAO code: 
REG
Scientific name: 
Sebastes marinus
Type: 
Blue fish
Fishing areas: 
Area 21: the Northwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
6927
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC