Types of fish :: John Dory

John DoryGalician: Sanmartiño. Peixe galo. Samartiño.

Spanish: Pez de San Pedro.

Description: It has a tall compressed body with a very large head and lacks scales, except in its lateral side. Spines are present next to its abdomen and its dorsal fin has a very large radius. It is golden in colour, or greenish grey. The John Dory has a black blotch with a white or yellow border in the middle of its body on both sides.

Minimum size: 25 centimetres.