Pearl/White Snapper

Native to Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific Ocean in warm tropical waters over coral bottom and reef edges bordering on sand at depths ranging from 20-90m.

 

Most species are relatively small, growing up to 35cm but the Robinson Seabream (Gymnocranius grandoculis) can grow up to 80cm.

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Additional Information

Cooking Suggestions

Breams are sweet tasting with delicate boneless flesh that is an ideal choice for children and those seeking a very mild tasting fillet. When preparing bream, consider the flavours of capers, citrus, garlic, parsley and ginger, which marry well with these species.

Health and Nutrition

Eating 3 or 4 servings of fish a week for adults and 1-2 servings for children is sufficient to meet the recommended daily intake of Omega 3 per week.

Handy Hint

Rounded shape is suitable to serving as whole plate fish

Fast Fact

Member of the Emperor family

Recipe Card

Poached Fish in White Wine Sauce

Accompaniment

A zesty Chardonnay pairs well with flaky, delicate flavoured fish

Alternative

Snapper, Groper, Emperor, Whiting