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Redbanded seabream (Pagrus auriga) is a fish of the bream family Sparidae, just like gilt-head bream, red porgy and dentex. Redbanded seabream are found in the eastern Atlantic Ocean from Canary Islands, Portugal, and Madeira to Angola, and also the south western Mediterranean Sea near the Gibraltar Straits.
They mainly feed on shellfish and and cephalopods. Redbanded seabream can grow up to 1 meter and weigh more than 12kg.
Redbanded seabream can be caught with cut bait such as squid, worms or fish in rocky and sandy areas, no deeper than 200 meters. They are found in the eastern Atlantic Ocean and also the south western Mediterranean Sea near the Gibraltar Straits.
Great places to catch Redbanded seabream are the Canary Islands, Portugal, Madeira, Angola, the Algarve in Portugal or the areas of Huelva, Cadiz and Malaga in southern Spain.
The common pandora (Pagellus erythrinus) is a type of snapper, common in the Meditarranea Sea, but is also present in the eastern Atlantic coastal areas from Cape Verde to Scandinavia. The biggest pandora can grow up to 50cm (20 inch).
The dentex (Dentex dentex) is a common saltwater fish in the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea and sometimes they appear in the Canary Islands, Morocco and Senegal. They have very strong teeth to feed on fish, squid and mollusca. Dentex are a great species for sportfishing and are targetted mainly trolling or jigging. The larger fish are 1m long and can weigh up to 15 kg (35 lb).
Gilt-head Bream (Sparus aurata) is a common species in the Mediterranean Sea and also in the Atlantic Ocean from Britain to Cape Verde. Popular in the Mediterranean cuisine, the fish is easily recognized by the gold bar marking between its eyes. The largest gilt-head bream are 1 metre long and can weigh up to 7kg (15lb).
The pink dentex (Dentex gibbosus) is a saltwater fish distributed from Portugal to Angola, Canary Islands and the warmer areas of the Mediterranean Sea such as southern Spain and the Gibraltar Strait area, Morocco, southern Italy, Tunisia and Algeria. The larger fish are 1,2 m long and can weigh up to 18 kg (40 lb).