Tusk

Brosme brosme

WHERE CAN YOU FIND IT?

  • Atlantic
  • Kattegat-Skagerrak

HOW TO MEASURE?

Total length (cm)

DOES IT HAVE A LEGAL SIZE?

No

HOW TO MEASURE

DISTRIBUTION MAP


DISTRIBUTION

Found in the North-east Atlantic from the Barents Sea to the northern part of the North Sea, around Iceland and off the coast of Greenland.

ECOLOGY

Lives on rocky and pebble bottoms at depths ranging between 20-1000 m. Its diet consists mainly of fish, crustaceans and echinoderms.

FISHERIES

Mainly taken as by-catch in longline, otter trawl and gillnet fisheries.

DID YOU KNOW

It has preference for cooler waters with temperature ranges between 0°and 10° C.