Fat Tuna


Ballan wrasse

Labrus bergylta

The Ballan wrasse can be found mostly along coastal areas and may also be found in depths of up to 80 m.

Conservation Status

Stocks occurring in the Azores appear to be healthy.

Principal fishing methods

Handline and bottom Line.


The Ballan Wrasse has maximum reported size of 60 cm (5 kg) and has a maxium reported age of 14 years.


All year round



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