Bigeye thresher

Bigeye thresher




Scientific name Alopias superciliosus
Family Alopiidae
FAO code BTH

General characteristics of the species

Cartilaginous fish. With five gill openings on each side of the head. Two dorsal fins, the second is very small. Asymmetric caudal fin with a very long upper lobe, slightly shorter than the rest of the body. Metallic gray body, darker back and lighter belly. It can reach a total length of about 5 m.


Other information
Main fishing gear Lines and hooks (longline).
Main ways of presenting the product Packed in polyethylene boxes / pallets. Cool, on ice.