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Red Sea Bream (Pagellus bogaraveo)

Like all breams, a member of the Sparidae family and the only bream regularly found in British waters, although "Sea Bream" (U.S.A "Red Porgy") occasionally occur; and might certainly be found on your fishmongers slab.

The native variety grows to about 50cm, and is distinguishable by a dark spot on the shoulder behind its eye.

It"s a good fish, which is suitable to be grilled, poached or baked. See "Sea Bream"; "Sparidae"

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