Red Porgy (Pagrus pagrus)

Also known as Common Seabream, Couch's Seabream, Seabream

Description

Also known as Common Seabream, Couch's Seabream, Seabream.

Found over rock, rubble, sand and seagrass bottoms from shallow too much greater depths of the continental shelf.
They feed on crustaceans, fish and molluscs.
Length - 90cm
Depth - 0-250m
Widespread Eastern Atlantic, Western Atlantic, Caribbean, Mediterranean

Porgies are a silvery colour with hints of blue or yellow and high back profiles.
They are solitary creatures found feeding throughout the day. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Pagrus-pagrus.html

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