Shape: Compact and slightly elongated body.
Minimum size: 20 cm
Fat content: 4%-10%
Fishing areas: It is found in many areas in the Atlantic and Mediterranean, as well as in the sandy and rocky depths.
Color: The belly and dorsal area are greyish and greenish- yellow.
Length and weight: The normal size is 25cm although the males can reach 45cm 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.