Fat Tuna


Atlantic pomfret

Brama brama

Atlantic pomfret is a mesopelagic fish of the Bramidae family, that has black or dark gray color, which can be found in the Atlantic, Indian and South Pacific oceans and in the Mediterranean Sea at depths up to 1 000 meters in waters with temperatures between 12 and 24 ° C

Conservation Status

Local stocks appear to be healthy.

Principal fishing methods

Handline and bottom Line.


The dorsal and ventral profiles of the head are convex and it has a bluntly rounded short snout. The mouth is obviously oblique with the lower jaw projecting.


All year round



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