Shape: It has a slender, long body with 6 or 12 dark crosswise bands on both sides of the dorsal area. Its meat is ranked among the most flavorful.
Minimum size: 30 cm
Fat content: 20%-40%
Fishing areas: In warm waters of the Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea.
Length and weight: 30cm to 50cm and weighs around 1kg to 8kg.
Products Availability: Higher availability: May, June, July, August, September and October Medium availability: April and November. Low availability; January, February, March and December.