Scientific name: Scomberesox saurus
Shape: Elongated, fusiform, compressed body, tapering towards both ends; upper and lower jaws extend into a beak, with the lower jaw projecting more.
Minimum size: 18 cm.
Colour: Back bluish or olive-coloured, ventral side with a golden or silvery sheen. On the flanks a silvery longitudinal band.
Length and weight: Maximum length 80 cm. Can weigh up to 1 kg.
Time of capture: September, October and November.
Catch area: FAO 27
- Frozen in shrink-wrapped block approx. 8 Kg.