Specimen weight: 1.8 kg (4.0 lbs)
Record: 9 lbs 6 ozs, Valentia, 1963
Body rather deep, profile steep, eye large. Single dorsal fin with spinous anterior portion. Anal fin of moderate length with spines anteriorly. Tail-fin forked, pectorals long and pointed. No spines on head or gill-cover. Conical teeth in front of laws, rows of molars behind. Red or reddish on the back, more silvery on the sides. Adults with a conspicuous black patch on the shoulder. Grows to over 9 lb.
|Note: ★ ★ Very good time to fish Red Sea Bream|
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