European bass

The European bass is a species known by its scientific name Dicentrarchus labrax, and lives in port areas.

Where to find them?

You can learn more about the European bass in the Mediterranean area of Oceanogràfic, specifically in the Ports aquarium.

General aspects

The European bass, a sea creature, can also adapt to living in brackish waters and rivers. It is a highly appreciated fish in our gastronomy. Although subject to a certain pressure from fishing, its controlled cultivation is common.