Slender alfonsino

Order: 
Beryciformes
Family: 
Berycidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Oval and compressed body. Large head, slightly larger than a third of the total length, with large round eyes. Large oblique mouth with prominent lower jaw. It has a single short dorsal fin and a very low caudal fin. Bright red coloration in body, fins and head, being the flanks lighter. Common size 20-30 cm and maximum of 50 cm.

International Designations

Germany: 
Südlicher Kaiserbarsch
France: 
Béryx long
Italy: 
Berice rosso
Portugal: 
Imperador costa estreita
UK: 
Slender alfonsino
China: 
红金眼鲷
Japan: 
Kinmedai
Fishing gears: 
Hooks
Trawls
FAO code: 
BYS
Scientific name: 
Beryx splendens
Type: 
White fish
Fishing areas: 
Area 21: the Northwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 31: the Western 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 41: the Southwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 47: the Southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 51: the Western part of the Indian Ocean
Area 57: the Eastern part of the Indian Ocean
Area 61: the Northwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 71: the Western Central part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 77: the Eastern Central part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 81: the Southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 87: the Southeastern part of the Pacific Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
186
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC