Chilean silverside

Order: 
Atheriniformes
Family: 
Atherinidae

Euryhaline fish (marine and freshwater) with regularly ossified skeleton. Silver grey slate, dark on the back and clear in the belly, with a silver sideband. The fins are yellow. Its normal size is 20 cm.

International Designations

France: 
Athérine péruvienne
Italy: 
Pesce re del Pacifico
Portugal: 
Peixe-rei
UK: 
Chilean silverside
China: 
秘鲁牙汉鱼
Fishing gears: 
Hooks
Purse seines
FAO code: 
ODR
Scientific name: 
Odontesthes regia
Type: 
Blue fish
Fishing areas: 
Area 3: America, South - Inland waters
Area 87: the Southeastern part of the Pacific Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
877