Pacific pomfret

The Pacific pomfret lives in the pelagic-oceanic, oceanodromous, marine, depth range 0 - 620 m environment.

The Pacific Pomfret is an oceanic fish rarely caught in shallow water. Although found offshore they occupy the upper water column where they feed on crustaceans, other fish and squid. As they name implies they are found in the pacific ocean. More

Since the amount of Pacific pomfret and pelagic armorhead caught was very high, not all of these species were counted in the net sections chosen to be monitored. Thus, the total catch of these species was under reported. More

Summer feeding habits of the Pacific pomfret Brama japonica in the transitional and subarctic waters of the central North Pacific = Authors: Watanabe, H.1; Kubodera, T.2; Kawahara, S.1 Source: Journal of Fish Biology, Volume 68, Number 5, May 2006 , pp. More

Other stocks, such as pelagic armorhead and Pacific pomfret, were heavily exploited by driftnets without anyone reaping the benefits. In his report to the United Nations General Assembly in 1990, the U.N. More

Common names

bigtooth pomfret in English
Brama japonska in Polish (polski)
Cá V?n in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Vến in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Castagnole du Pacifique in French (français)
Japuta in sp
Japuta in Spanish (español)
Pacific pomfret in English
Pacifisk havbrasen in Danish (dansk)
Pomfret in Afrikaans
Pomfret in English
Ray's bream in English
Shimagatsuo in Japanese (日本語)
Stillahavsbraxen in Swedish (Svenska)
Tabas in Cebuano
tristón in sp
tristón del Pacífico in Spanish (español)
Voikala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
日本乌鲂 in Mandarin Chinese
日本烏魴 in Mandarin Chinese
深海三角仔 in Mandarin Chinese
새다래 in Korean (한국어)

Order : Perciformes
Family : Bramidae
Genus : Brama
Species : Brama japonica
Authority : Hilgendorf, 1878