Puerto Banus, Marbella (ES)
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.