Scientific name: Trachurus trachurus
Shape: Elongated body, slender and flattened on the sides with a small tail shaft. Small rounded scales that are easily removed.
Minimum size: 20 cm.
Colour: Grey or bluish-green back, silver flanks with a metallic sheen and whitish underparts.
Maximum length: 60 cm, usually 30 cm. Can weigh more than 2 kg.
Season for catching: All year round. Most likely in summer, autumn and winter.
Catch area: FAO 27
- Block frozen in carton box 20 Kg.
- Frozen in block shrink-wrapped 13 Kg approx.