It is mainly fished during December and January. It is a white fish with a fair content of fat, of oval and rather sturdy shape. It can weigh between a kilo and a kilo and a half and its measure varies from the 10-15 cm that a young specimen can display, to the 35 cm of an adult. It is mainly cooked on the grill following the style of Orio⎯a coastal town⎯, well-known worldwide.
Although Red sea bream are born male they turn into female after a 10 year period?