Fat Tuna


Splendid alfonsino

Beryx splendens

The Splendid alfonsino can be found close to the bottom and usually at depths of between 300 and 600 m.

Conservation Status

Although local stocks appear to be healthy, this species may prove to be sensitive if deepwater fishing effort increases.

Principal fishing methods

Handline and bottom Line.


The Splendid alfonsino has a maximum reported size of 70 cm (10 kg) and a maximum reported age of 23 years.


All year round



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