Fat Tuna


Axillary seabream

Pagellus acarne

The Axillary seabream, although common in shallow areas near the coast, may also be found in depths of up to 200 m.

Conservation Status

Although there is no immediate concern as to the status of this species, locally caught axillary seabream have been allocated a minimum commercial size of 18 cm.

Principal fishing methods

Handline and bottom Line.


The Axillary seabream may reach a maximum reported size of 36 cm and has a maximum reported age of 7 years.


All year round



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