Species catalogue

Kingklip

Order Ophidiiformes
Family Ophidiidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Head and body usually pinkish to orangish with dark spots and blotches especially dorsally. Max length: 180 cm. Max weigth: 15 kg.

Characteristics
FAO code
KCP
Specie
Genypterus capensis
Type
White fish
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 47: the Southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Fishing seasons
jan feb apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec
International denominations
Germany Südafrikanischer Kingklip
France Abadèche royale du Cap
Italy Abadeco del Sudafrica
Portugal Abadejo do Cabo
United Kingdom Kingklip
Fishing areas
Fishing arts
Hooks
Trawls

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