Fuerteventura Fish Guide

There are numerous species of fish around Fuerteventura, many can be seen from beaches, rocks, or harbours as well as from glass bottom boats, snorkelling, scuba diving, and fishing.

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May 28, 2019
The Albacore Tuna (Thunnus alalunga) also known also as the Longfin Tuna and known locally in Fuerteventura as Barrilote and bonito del norte are found in Fuerteventura waters. ...
May 25, 2019
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus) are found in Fuerteventura waters towards the end of each year and are highly sought after by sport fishermen. The body...
May 27, 2019
The Atlantic bonito (Sarda sarda) is a large mackerel-like fish and is common in shallow waters off the coast of Fuerteventura. Atlantic bonito are strong...
May 20, 2019
Atlantic Chub Mackerel (Scomber colias) locally known in Fuerteventura as Caballa are found in Fuerteventura waters. They are silvery green and blue in colour with zigzag...
May 20, 2019
Atlantic Horse Mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) known locally in Fuerteventura as Chicharro can be found in Fuerteventura waters. They congregate in large schools and feed on crustaceans,...
May 22, 2019
The Axillary seabream (Pagellus acarne) known in Fuerteventura as Besugo can be found in Fuerteventura waters. Besugo are silver in colour with a pink...
May 21, 2019
The Bigeye Tuna (Thunnus obesus) known locally in Fuerteventura as Tuna are found in Fuerteventura waters. Bigeye Tuna have streamlined, torpedo-shaped bodies adapted to fast and...
May 27, 2019
The Black Moray Eel (Muraena augusti) known locally in Fuerteventura as Morena negra is common in Fuerteventura waters. Black Moray are similar in appearance to the...
May 20, 2019
Black seabream (Spondyliosoma cantharus) known in Fuerteventura at Chopa are very common around Fuerteventura, large schools can often be seen when snorkelling in shallow water, close to the shore....
May 26, 2019
The Blacktail Comber (Serranus atricauda) known locally in Fuerteventura as Cabrilla negra are common in Fuerteventura Waters. Blacktail Comber are a brownish colour with dark brown...
May 25, 2019
Blue Marlin (Makaira nigricans) inhabit Fuerteventura waters and are sought after as a highly prized game fish by sport fisherman worldwide. The Atlantic blue marlin uses...
May 27, 2019
Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) known locally in Fuerteventura as Pejerrey are common in Fuerteventura waters and provide fishermen with great sport. Bluefish are greyish blue/green colour, their...
May 26, 2016
Schools of Bogue (Boops boops) are very common around Fuerteventura, they are often used as bait for larger fish such as barracuda, and tuna. They can be found in...
May 27, 2019
The Brown Moray Eel (Gymnothorax unicolor) known locally in Fuerteventura as Murión is common in Fuerteventura waters. Dark brown in colour they have slimy skin without...
May 28, 2019
Bullet Tuna (Auxis rochei) also known as Bullet Mackerel and known locally in Fuerteventura as Melva are found in Fuerteventura waters. The Bullet Tuna is a...
April 28, 2015
The small but colourful Canary Damselfish (Abudefduf luridus) can be found all around Fuerteventura, they inhabit shallow water in rocky inshore areas, often near sand, down to depths of 25...
May 27, 2019
The Canary Moray Eel (Gymnothorax bacalladoi) known locally in Fuerteventura as Murión atigrado can be found in Fuerteventura waters. They are brown in colour and similar...
May 27, 2019
Comber (Serranus cabrilla) known locally in Fuerteventura as Cabrilla or Cabrilla rubia are common in Fuerteventura waters. Cabrilla have a light body colour with two brown...
May 28, 2019
The Common Goby (Pomatoschistus microps) locally known in Fuerteventura as Caboso enano is found in Fuerteventura waters. Common Goby are light grey or sandy brown in...
May 20, 2019
The Common Pandora (Pagellus erythrinus) known locally in Fuerteventura as Breca is a fish of the sea bream family (Sparidae). It has a slim oval body,...
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The rock-pool blenny (Parablennius parvicornis) can be seen around the coast of Fu...
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Madeira Goby (Mauligobius maderensis) also known as the Reef Goby or Rock Goby can...
June 04, 2019
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Wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri) inhabit Fuerteventura waters and are sought after a...
June 04, 2019
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Greater Amberjack (Seriola Dumerili), known locally in Fuerteventura as Medregal l...
June 04, 2019
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Lesser Amberjack (Seriola fasciata) known locally in Fuerteventura as Medregal are...
May 28, 2019
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The Longbill Spearfish (Tetrapturus pfluegeri) is a species of marlin known locall...
May 28, 2019
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Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) are known locally in Fuerteventura as Pez espada are f...
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The Albacore Tuna (Thunnus alalunga) also known also as the Longfin Tuna and known...
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Bullet Tuna (Auxis rochei) also known as Bullet Mackerel and known locally in Fuer...
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The Common Goby (Pomatoschistus microps) locally known in Fuerteventura as Caboso ...
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Spotted Rockling (Gaidropsarus guttatus) locally known in Fuerteventura as Brota d...
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The Brown Spotfin Burrfish (Chilomycterus reticulatus) known locally in Fuertevent...

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