Pompano

Strilja

Trachinotus ovatus

Recommended

Caught:

In Malta Pompano is mainly caught using drifting longlines.

Availability:

It is usually available during the summer months.

Facts:

The Pompano is a feisty fish that puts up a good fight on light tackle.

Our suggestion:

The fish’s moderately healthy populations and the relatively non-destructive fishing methods used to catch it make pompano highly recommendable for consumption. fish4tomorrow therefore recommends the pompano.