John Dory (Zeus faber)

John Dory (Zeus faber)

Koen de Bievre from Belgium had the only specimen John Dory recorded in 2012

Koen de Bievre from Belgium had the only specimen John Dory recorded in 2012

Specimen weight: 1.814kg (4 lbs)
Record: 7 lbs 8 ozs, Killala Bay, 1984

Body deep and strongly compressed. Head large; huge, protrusible mouth. Body edges with spines; spiny first dorsal and anal fin preceded by a spiny, separate fin. Dorsal fin membrane produced as “streamers” between the spines. Yellowish-olive, with a dark spot on the side. Grows to more than 8 lb.

Note: ★ ★ Very good time to fish Herring
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