Snoek

Order: 
Perciformes
Family: 
Gempylidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Body elongate and strongly compressed. Lateral line single, running close to the upper contour of the body below most of the first dorsal-fin base then abruptly curving ventrally. Body is dark blue, slightly paler on belly. First dorsal fin membrane black.

International Designations

Germany: 
Snoek
France: 
Snock
Italy: 
Tirsite
Portugal: 
Senuca
UK: 
Snoek
Japan: 
Barakuta
Fishing gears: 
Hooks
Trawls
FAO code: 
SNK
Scientific name: 
Thyrsites atun
Type: 
Blue fish
Fishing areas: 
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 81: the Southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 87: the Southeastern part of the Pacific Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
47223
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC