Shape: Fusiform and long body.
Minimum size: 10 cm
Fat content: 4%-10%
Fishing areas: It is found in many areas in the Atlantic and Mediterranean, as well as in the sandy depths.
Color: The dorsal area is yellow and silver and its belly and sides are silver.
Length and weight: The normal size is 15 cm-20cm, although the males can reach 35cm total length.
Products Availability: Higher availability: May, June, July, August, September and October. Medium availability: April and November. Lower availability: January, February, March, and December.