Revista de l'Alguer, Vol. 7, Núm. 7 (1996)

Determinants biològics i fisiològics del Pagre (Pagrus pagrus). Punts claus per al seu cultiu intensiu

Josep Rotllant Moragas


The sparid teleost red porgy (PagntS pagn¡s) is an species with increasing potential and interest in the commercial aquaculture of the Mediterranean area. Although many of the aspects concerning its reproduction and nutrition are not well known, spontaneous spawning has been obtained in fish farms and growth rates obtained with commercial food are similar to those of sea bass and sea bream. Concerning culture conditions and stress influences, the results seem to suggest that red porgy shows a lower degree of adaptation compared to other Mediterranean sparids.

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