Turbot, Sea Bass and Gilthead Sea Bream …

The Sea Bass has a thick and circular body. It is greenish gray in color and, like a chameleon, can adapt its coloration to that of the seabed. It grows up to 1 m, and can weigh up to 12 kilos. Your body is covered with distinctive bone tubers. It is often confused with flounder and plaice. It feeds on young fish and benthic invertebrates. Its flesh is white, fine texture and scaly. The average size of farmed turbot is between 40 and 50 cm, although often grows about 80 cm. For their part, both Seabass and Gilthead Seabream are produced in warmer waters along the Mediterranean and South Atlantic. Several systems are used, especially floating cages, but there are also semi-extensive methods, such as those established along the coast of Cadiz, where ponds have been created in the old salt flats.

The turbot has a thick, circular body. It is greenish gray in color and, like a chameleon, can adapt its coloration to that of the seabed. It grows up to 1 m, and can weigh up to 12 kilos. Your body is covered with distinctive bone tubers. It is often confused with flounder and plaice. It feeds on young fish and benthic invertebrates. Its flesh is white, fine texture and scaly. The average size of farmed turbot is between 40 and 50 cm, although often grows about 80 cm. The main areas of cultivation are the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Bay of Biscay, and according to data estimated more than 95% which is reared on land, is grown in Galicia, and the rest in Cantabria.

Both the turbot, which is a flat fish, such as sea bass and sea bream are considered high quality fish, which has led to its high aquaculture development …

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