Habitat: the Common seabream usually occurs over rocky bottoms along coastal areas or around shallow seamounts and at depths of up to 150 m.
Principal fishing methods: handline and bottom longline.
Biology: the maximum reported size for this species is 91 cm (7.7 kg). Common seabream are expected to have a minimum population doubling time of between 1.4 to 4.4 years and maximum reported age of 11 years.
Conservation status: although there is no immediate concern as to the status of this species, locally caught common seabream have been allocated a minimum commercial size of 20 cm.