Surmullet

Surmullet




Scientific name Mullus surmuletus
Family Mullidae
FAO code MUR

General characteristics of the species

Bone fish. Wide and slightly round body. Features a submandibular barbel. Reddish in color and with brownish back scales. The flanks have a longitudinal reddish band near the eyes and three yellow bands underneath. The first dorsal fin has two transverse yellow bands and a black spot at its upper end. It can reach a total length of up to about 40 cm.


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