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SPECIES Fishing in Spain

Biological reference sizes for conservation
FISHING SIZES
fish
tallas mínimas

MINIMUM FISH SIZES FISHING

SPANISH FISHING-GROUNDS
Abadejo
Minimum size for fishing Abadejo

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 30 cm
Scientific name: Pallachius pollachius
Acedía
Minimum size for fishing Acedía

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 15 cm
Scientific name: Dicologoglossa cuneata
Aguja
Minimum size for fishing Aguja

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 25 cm
Canario 25 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 25 cm
Scientific name: Belone Belone
Aligote
Minimum size for fishing Aligote

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 17 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 12 cm
Scientific name: Pagellus acarne
Anguila
Minimum size for fishing Anguila

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 30 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 50 cm
Scientific name: Anguilla anguilla
Araña
Minimum size for fishing Araña

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 15 cm
Canario 15 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 12 cm
Scientific name: Trachinus draco
Arenque
Minimum size for fishing Arenque

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 20 cm
Scientific name: Clupea harengus
Atún rojo
Minimum size for fishing Atún rojo

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 115 cm (3 0kg)
Canario 115 cm (30 kg)
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 115 cm (30 kg)
Scientific name: Thunnus thynnus
Bacaladilla
Minimum size for fishing Bacaladilla

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 15 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 15 cm
Scientific name: Micromesistius poutassou
Bacalao
Minimum size for fishing Bacalao

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 35 cm
Scientific name: Gadus morhua
Baila
Minimum size for fishing Baila

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 30 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 18 cm
Scientific name: Dicentrarchus punctatus
Besugo
Minimum size for fishing Besugo

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 17 cm
Scientific name: Pagellus bogaraveo
Boga
Minimum size for fishing Boga

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 11 cm
Canario 11 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 12 cm
Scientific name: Boops boops
Bogavante
Minimum size for fishing Bogavante

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean long. cefalotórax 8,5 cm
longitud total 24 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 12 cm
Scientific name: Homarus gammarus
Boquerón
Minimum size for fishing Boquerón

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 9 cm
Canario 9 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 12 cm
Scientific name: Engraulis encrasicolus
Buey de mar
Minimum size for fishing Buey de mar

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz por determinar
Scientific name: Cancer pagurus
Caballa y estornino
Minimum size for fishing Caballa y estornino

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 18 cm
Canario 18 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 20 cm
Scientific name: Scomber spp.
Cabrilla
Minimum size for fishing Cabrilla

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 15 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 12 cm
Scientific name: Serranus cabrilla
Cachucho
Minimum size for fishing Cachucho

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 18 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 12 cm
Scientific name: Dentex macrophtalmus
Capellán o mollera
Minimum size for fishing Capellán o mollera

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 11 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 12 cm
Scientific name: Trisopterus minutus
Carbonero
Minimum size for fishing Carbonero

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 35 cm
Scientific name: Pollachius virens
Centolla
Minimum size for fishing Centolla

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 12 cm
Scientific name: Maja squinado
Cherna
Minimum size for fishing Cherna

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 45 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 50 cm
Scientific name: Polyprion americanus
Chopa
Minimum size for fishing Chopa

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 15 cm
Canario 19 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 23 cm
Scientific name: Spondyliosoma cantharus
Cigala
Minimum size for fishing Cigala

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean long. cefalotórax 2 cm
longitud total 7 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz long. cefalotórax 2 cm
longitud total 7 cm
Scientific name: Nephrops norvegicus
Congrio
Minimum size for fishing Congrio

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 60 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 58 cm
Scientific name: Conger conger
Corvina
Minimum size for fishing Corvina

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 15 cm
Canario 20 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 25 cm
Scientific name: Umbrina cirrosa
Dorada
Minimum size for fishing Dorada

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 20 cm
Canario 19 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 20 cm
Scientific name: Sparus aurata
Eglefino
Minimum size for fishing Eglefino

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 30 cm
Scientific name: Melanogrammus aeglefinus
Faneca
Minimum size for fishing Faneca

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 15 cm
Scientific name: Trisopterus luscus
Gallo
Minimum size for fishing Gallo

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 15 cm
Canario 15 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 20 cm
Scientific name: Lepidorhombus spp
Gitano o Abade
Minimum size for fishing Gitano o Abade

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 35 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 12 cm
Scientific name: Mycteroperca fusca
Jurel
Minimum size for fishing Jurel

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 15 cm
Canario 15 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 15 cm
Scientific name: Trachurus trachurus
Langosta
Minimum size for fishing Langosta

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 24 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 12 cm
Scientific name: Palinuridae
Langostino
Minimum size for fishing Langostino

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 10 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 12 cm
Scientific name: Panaeux kerathurus
Lenguado
Minimum size for fishing Lenguado

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 20 cm
Canario 20 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 24 cm
Scientific name: Solea vulgaris
Limanda
Minimum size for fishing Limanda

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 23 cm
Scientific name: Limanda limanda
Lisa
Minimum size for fishing Lisa

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 16 cm
Canario 22 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 20 cm
Scientific name: Mugil spp.
Loro viejo o vieja
Minimum size for fishing Loro viejo o vieja

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 20 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 12 cm
Scientific name: Sparisoma cretense
Lubina o Robalo
Minimum size for fishing Lubina o Robalo

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 25 cm
Canario 22 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 36 cm
Scientific name: Dicentrarchus labrax
Maruca
Minimum size for fishing Maruca

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 63 cm
Scientific name: Molva molva
Maruca azul
Minimum size for fishing Maruca azul

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 70 cm
Scientific name: Molva Dypterygia
Mendo
Minimum size for fishing Mendo

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 28 cm
Scientific name: Gliptocephalus cynoglossus
Mendo limón
Minimum size for fishing Mendo limón

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 25 cm
Scientific name: Microstommus kitt
Merlán o Plegonero
Minimum size for fishing Merlán o Plegonero

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 27 cm
Scientific name: Merlangus merlangus
Merluza
Minimum size for fishing Merluza

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 20 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 27 cm
Scientific name: Merluccius merluccius
Mero
Minimum size for fishing Mero

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 45 cm
Canario 45 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 50 cm
Scientific name: Epinephelus marginatus
Mojarra
Minimum size for fishing Mojarra

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 18 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 12 cm
Scientific name: Diplodus vulgaris
Pagel o Breca
Minimum size for fishing Pagel o Breca

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 15 cm
Canario 22 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 25 cm
Scientific name: Pagellus spp.
Palometa negra o japuta
Minimum size for fishing Palometa negra o japuta

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 16 cm
Canario 15 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 16 cm
Scientific name: Trachinotus Ovatus
Palometón
Minimum size for fishing Palometón

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 60 cm
Canario 60 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 60 cm
Scientific name: Licha amia
Pargo o Bocinegro
Minimum size for fishing Pargo o Bocinegro

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 18 cm
Canario 33 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 15 cm
Scientific name: Pagrus pagrus
Patudo o Tuna
Minimum size for fishing Patudo o Tuna

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 3,2 kg
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 3,2 kg
Scientific name: Thunnus obesus
Pez espada o Emperador
Minimum size for fishing Pez espada o Emperador

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 125 cm de la punta del maxilar a la aleta caudal
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 12 cm
Scientific name: Xiphias gladius
Platija
Minimum size for fishing Platija

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 25 cm
Scientific name: Platichthys flesus
Rabil
Minimum size for fishing Rabil

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 3,2 kg
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 3,2 kg
Scientific name: Thunnus albacares
Rape
Minimum size for fishing Rape

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 30 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 30 cm
Scientific name: Lophius piscatorius
Remol
Minimum size for fishing Remol

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 30 cm
Scientific name: Scophthalmus rhombus
Rodaballo
Minimum size for fishing Rodaballo

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 30 cm
Scientific name: Psetta maxima
Sabalos o Alosa
Minimum size for fishing Sabalos o Alosa

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 30 cm
Scientific name: Alosa spp
Salema
Minimum size for fishing Salema

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 15 cm
Canario 24 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 15 cm
Scientific name: Sarpa salpa
Salmón
Minimum size for fishing Salmón

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 50 cm
Scientific name: Salmo salar
Salmonete de roca
Minimum size for fishing Salmonete de roca

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 11 cm
Canario 15 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 15 cm
Scientific name: Mullus spp.
Sama de pluma o Urta
Minimum size for fishing Sama de pluma o Urta

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 35 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 25 cm
Scientific name: Dentex filosus
Sardina
Minimum size for fishing Sardina

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 11 cm
Canario 11 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 11 cm
Scientific name: Sardina pilchardus
Sargo
Minimum size for fishing Sargo

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 15 cm
Canario 23 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 22 cm
Scientific name: Diplodus sargus
Serrano imperial o Cabrilla
Minimum size for fishing Serrano imperial o Cabrilla

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 15 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 12 cm
Scientific name: Serranus atricauda
Solla
Minimum size for fishing Solla

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 25 cm
Scientific name: Pleuronectes platessa
Trucha de mar o Reo
Minimum size for fishing Trucha de mar o Reo

Fishing-ground Minimum size
Mediterranean 12 cm
Canario 12 cm
Cantábrico, NW and Gulf of Cadiz 25 cm
Scientific name: Salmo trutta
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