Species catalogue

Turbot

Order Pleuronectiformes
Family Scophthalmidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Body very compressed, almost circular in outline. The eyes are on the left side of the body. Wide and oblique mouth. The color is greenish gray, brownish or yellowish, more or less marbled and speckled black and white. It can weigh up to 25 kg. It measures up to 1 m.

Characteristics
FAO code
TUR
Specie
Psetta maxima
Type
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
  • Area 81: the Southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
Fishing seasons
jan feb mar apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec
International denominations
Germany Steinbutt
China 大菱鲆
France Turbot
Italy Rombo chiodato
Portugal Pregado
United Kingdom Turbot
Fishing areas
Fishing arts
Aquaculture
Gillnets
Trawls

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