Category: Sea Fish Species

Bass

Name:
Bass (Dicentrachus labrax)

Average Weight:
Big rod-caught bass can weigh up to 6.35 Kg (14 lbs) or more. The average bass weighs around 2.25 Kg (5 lbs).

Also known as:
Seabass, mediterranean seabass or sea dace.

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Black Bream

Name:
Black Bream (Spondyliosoma cantharus)

Average Weight:
Big rod-caught black bream can weigh 2.25 Kg (5 lbs) or more. The average black bream weighs around 0.70 Kg (1½lbs).

Also known as:
Porgy or Seabream

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Red Bream

Name:
Red Bream (Pagellus bogaraveo)

Average Weight:
Big rod-caught red bream can weigh 2.72 Kg (6 lbs) or more. The average red bream weighs around 0.90 Kg (2 lbs).

Also known as:
Blackspot seabream

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Brill

Name:
Brill (Scophthalmus rhombus)

Average Weight:
Big rod-caught brill can weigh 4.5 Kg (10 lbs) or more. The average brill weighs around 1.8 Kg (4 lbs).

Appearance:
The brill is a left eyed flatfish…

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Bull Huss

Name:
Bull Huss (Scyliorhinus stellaris)

Average Weight:
Big rod-caught bull huss can weigh 7.3 Kg (16 lbs) or more. The average bull huss weighs around 3.6 Kg (8 lbs).

Also known as:
Nursehound, large-spotted dogfish and greater spotted dogfish

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Coalfish

Name:
Coalfish (Pollachius virens)

Average Weight:
Big rod-caught coalfish can weigh 8.15 Kg (18 lbs) or more. The average coalfish weighs around 3.20 Kg (7 lbs).

Appearance:
The coalfish is closely related to cod and young coalfish are referred to as “billet”.

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Cod

Name:
Cod (Gadus morhua)

Average Weight:
Big rod-caught cod can weigh 14.50 Kg (32 lbs) or more. The average cod weighs around 5.45 Kg (12 lbs).

Also known as:
Codling and Atlantic Cod

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Common Skate

Name:
Common Skate (Raja batis)

Average Weight:
Big rod-caught common skate can weigh 68 Kg (150 lbs) or more. Common skate are known to exceed 180 Kg (400 lbs) in weight! The average common skate weighs around 20.41 Kg (45 lbs).

IUCN Status:
CR – Critically Endangered

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Conger Eel

Name:
Conger Eel (Conger conger)

Average Weight:
Big rod-caught conger eels can weigh 27.20 Kg (60 lbs) or more, making them the largest eel species in the world by weight. Conger eels caught by commercial fishermen has been reported to be around 100kg (220 lbs).

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Dab

Name:
Dab (Limanda limanda)

Average Weight:
Big rod-caught dabs can weigh 0.70 Kg (1½ lbs) or more. The average dab weighs around 340 g (12 oz.)

Also known as:
Common Dab

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Flounder

Name:
Flounder (Platichthys flesus)

Average Weight:
Big flounders can weigh 1.56 Kg (3½ lbs) or more. The average flounder weighs around 0.45 Kg (1 lb).

Also known as:
Fluke

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