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Axillary sea bream

Order Perciformes
Family Sparidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Fusiform body, clearly elongated, with convex dorsal profile. Strong head, with a flat nose and broad mouth with numerous teeth. Pink gray color on the dorsum, with silver flanks and belly. Dark spot on the upper edge of the shoulder blades. Up to 35 cm.

FAO code
Pagellus acarne
White fish
FAO 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
Fishing seasons
mar apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov
International denominations
Germany Rotbrasse
China 腋斑小鲷
France Pageot blanc
Italy Pagello mafrone
Portugal Besugo
United Kingdom Axillary sea bream
Fishing areas
Fishing arts
Purse seines

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