Fish: Bonito (Sarda sarda)


Description The Atlantic bonito, is a large mackerel-like fish of the family Scombridae. It is common in shallow waters of the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea.The bonito belong to a group which have the dorsal fins very near, or separated by a narrow interspace. Its body is completely scaled, with those scales in the pectoral fin area and the lateral line usually larger in size.

Size: max. 75cm

Diet: Atlantic bonito eat mackerel, menhaden, alewives, silversides, sand lances, and other fishes, as well as squid.

When Do you catch it in Barcelona: July Until November

Fishing Technique: Inshore Trolling

As food: grilled as steaks.

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