Atlantic lizardfish

Atlantic lizardfish




Scientific name Synodus saurus
Family Synodontidae
FAO code SDR

General characteristics of the species

Bone fish. The body is covered by rough scales. The head is triangular and pointed. It presents a brown color on the dorsum with numerous dark spots distributed by the flanks and 8 to 10 darker transverse bands. The belly is whitish. It can reach a total length of up to about 40 cm.


Other information
Main fishing gear Coastal gillnets and hand lines.
Main ways of presenting the product Packed in polyethylene boxes. Cool, on ice.