You may have observed that all of the fish in the bream family are gorgeous, including the bridled bream fish. Although not as plentiful as common sea bream or Gold Line Bream, bridled bream is available throughout the year. Bridled bream – captain is a versatile cutting option that is slightly thicker and meatier than other breams. This sweet and moist flavor fish can be prepared in any way you can think of.
When properly prepared, captain fish has pinkish flesh that is pleasant and has a moderate flavor.
- Bridled sea bream, Two-bar sea bream, Bridled sea bream.
- Captain is the local name.
- Acanthopores catenulate (scientific name)
The Bridled Sea Bream Fish “OR” Captain Fish is a type of sea fish that dwells in shallow coastal waters, primarily on coral reefs, and enters estuaries and bays.
Method of Capture
Gillnets, Seines, and Handlines are used to catch the skipper.
Captain’s body is covered in Scales. The dorsal fin has 11 spines and 12-15 soft rays, 412 scale rows between the fifth dorsal fin spine base and the lateral line, molariform teeth in both jaws, a scale-less interorbital area, and an anal fin with 3 spines and 10 soft rays.
The captain has two black bars on their head and is silvery. The color of the dorsal, caudal, and pectoral fins is yellowish-orange.
The Captain size range is 300 to 700 grams per fish on average. Other sizes, however, are infrequently available.
Preferences for Cuts
For all forms of cutting, the captain is favored, however Whole & gutted is the finest alternative.
Estimated Cutting Yields
65% are headless and gutted.
33% are boneless.
The skipper like entire grilling and deep-frying. It can also be cooked or steamed.
- Suitable for the heart
- Reduces Blood Pressure
- Enhances the Immune System
- Strengthens the bones
- Improves Skin and Hair health