Find more information about the rich variety of marine species that you may catch on our fishing trips.
- Sea bass
It can reach a body length of up to 1 m. and weight up to 12 kg. On the gill flaps has two prongs and a dark stain. The sea bass is a warm-water fish. Lives single or form small groups. Propagated in spring and summer at sea or in the lower currents of some rivers and it feeds with anchovies, sprats and other small fish.
The sinagrida is a vary cautious in avoiding meetings with spearfishermen. It prefers shallow waters up to 50 meters, but it can also be found at a depth of 200 meters. It inhabits rocky or gravelly bottoms and it is characterized by white, gentle and a little dryly meat, low fat and slightly more bones.
The dorado is a very rare golden fish that appears during the summer months. The name comes from the Spanish word of the same context, referring to a shining golden color. It is sometimes considered the summer equivalent of the stringfish. This fish is diurnal, meaning it can only be seen during the daylight, or, more specifically, 4am – 9pm.
- Bluefin tuna
Migratory fish, which can cross vast distances in a relatively short period of time. It reproduces in the spring and only then. This interesting type of fish is usually caught by trolling. Bluefin tuna eats everything, so it is not difficult to obtain the bait as it doesn’t show any special preferences. From August to October groups of bluefin tuna gets close to the coast, reaching less than 30 miles. The usual weight is 8-10 kg, but sometimes it could reach up to 15 kg.
The bluefish is a moderately proportioned fish, with a broad, forked tail. The spiny first dorsal fin is normally folded back in a groove, as are its pectoral fins. Coloration is a grayish blue-green dorsally, fading to white on the lower sides and belly. Its single row of teeth in each jaw is uniform in size, knife-edged, and sharp. Bluefish commonly range in size from seven-inch (18-cm) “snappers” to much larger, sometimes weighing as much as 40 lb (18 kg), though fish heavier than 20 lb (9 kg) are exceptional.
- Greater amberjack
This type of fish lives usually between 20 and 70 m of depth. and reaches a maximum length of 200 cm. It is a fast-swimming pelagic fish with similar habits to the kingfish. They are silver-blue with a golden side line, with a brown band crossing over the eye area. The greater amberjack is a powerful hunter which feeds on other fish and invertebrates. The greater amberjack is prized by sports fisherman because it is a very powerful fish and can be quite large, even as much as 70 kg. It is an excellent eating fish. It is also a big-game fish and are one of the greatest fighting fish pound for pound
Barracudas are snake-like in appearance, with prominent, sharp-edged, fang-like teeth, much like piranhas, all of different sizes, set in sockets of their large jaws. They have large, pointed heads with an underbite in many species. Their gill covers have no spines and are covered with small scales.
In most cases, a barracuda is dark blue, dark green, white, or gray on its upper body, with silvery sides and a chalky-white belly.
- Mackerel scad
The head of mackerel scad is large and is approximately a quarter of the total length of the fish. When the fish has just been caught, the skin of the upper body and head is dark gray or blue with greenish hues; lower body and head are silvery white with metallic shine and violet hue, while the belly is white. Dark spot on the edge of the gill cover is another distinguishing mark of the mackerel scad.
The mackerel scad is extremely common in the waters of the Aegean and the Mediterranean Sea and north along the Atlantic and North Sea. It is very difficult for fishing during the spawning period since then the fish is scattered or gathered in small groups.