Species catalogue


Order Scorpaeniformes
Family Triglidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Slender and elongated body, with a less abrupt facial profile and a sharper snout. Small and elevated eyes. Teeth forming velvety bands on jaws and vomer. Pinkish or reddish color on the back and flanks. It can measure up to 75 cm and weigh up to 6 kg.

FAO code
Chelidonichthys lucerna
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
International denominations
Germany Knurrhahn
China 斑鳍鲂鮄
France Grondin perlon
Italy Gallinella o Cappone
Portugal Ruivo
United Kingdom Gurnard
Fishing areas
Fishing arts

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