Pompano

Strilja
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Trachinotus ovatus
Recommended
Pompano

Caught

In Malta Pompano is mainly caught using drifting longlines.

Availability

It is usually available during the summer months.

Facts

The Pompano is a feisty fish that puts up a good fight on light tackle.

Our suggestion

The fish’s moderately healthy populations and the relatively non-destructive fishing methods used to catch it make pompano highly recommendable for consumption. fish for tomorrow therefore recommends the pompano.