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A family of salt-water fish that encompasses all the Breams, the best of which for culinary purposes is the "Gilt-Head Bream", which the French call "Daurade". This is often available in our better fishmongers, but doesn"t venture north of the Bay of Biscay.
The best native Sparidae, is the "Sea Bream" (called "Red Porgy" in the Western Atlantic). See 'Sea Bream'