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Ray’s bream

Order Perciformes
Family Bramidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Oval body, high and compressed. Head profile very rounded. Oblique mouth with small teeth arranged in brush. Long and low dorsal and anal fins. Blackish gray color, with metallic luster; Yellow pectoral fins. Up to 70 cm long. It weighs up to 6 kg.

Characteristics
FAO code
POA
Specie
Brama brama
Type
Blue fish
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 21: the Northwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 31: the Western part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
  • 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
Fishing seasons
feb mar apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec
International denominations
Germany Brachsenmakrele
France Hirondelle
Italy Pesce castagna
Portugal Xaputa
United Kingdom Ray’s bream
Japan Hamashimagatsuo
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