Red scorpionfish

Red scorpionfish




Scientific name Scorpaena scrofa
Family Scorpaenidae
FAO code RSE

General characteristics of the species

Bone fish. Round body and large head, with large ridges and spines. No scales under the head. The pectoral fins are round and the caudal fin has a round edge. The color is very variable, but often has orange tones, somewhat pink in the belly, speckled with brown and black spots. It can reach a total length of up to about 50 cm.


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