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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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