Sardinella aurita / Sardinella Ronde / Sardinella alaccia / сардинелла / 圓小沙丁魚 / 小イワシ
Similar to sardine, sardinella are more brightly coloured when freshly caught
Sardinella, also known as pesce azzurro, is brightly coloured with a blue-green back and silver sides. Sardinella is a tireless migrator, and feeds on planktonic animals.
Sardinella are harvested throughout the year in the Central East Atlantic Ocean (FAO area 34).
Sardinella is caught with a mid-water pelagic trawl.
The total sardinella catch:
2010 | 377,640 MT
2011 | 315,100 MT
2012 | 273,000 MT
2013 | 267,900 MT
2014 | 290,150 MT
2015 | 299,300 MT
2016 | 328,900 MT
Composition of food per 100g edible portion