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Brama australis

(Brama australis)

Description

Brama australis also known as Brama chilensis, the southern rays bream also known as reineta (queensfish), is a Perciformes fish species of the Bramidae family. It is endemic to the south of Chile (II and IX Regions). There is high demand for it in culinary uses due to its meat and relatively low price, as well as a viable alternative to hake. It began to be fished commercially in Chile in the 1990s.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Bramidae
Genus:Brama
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