Conxemar’s Catalogue of Commercial Fishing Species

Conxemar is the Spanish Association of 222 Wholesalers, Importers, Manufacturers and Exporters of fish products and Aquaculture.

Conxemar’s Catalogue of Commercial Fishing Species contains 319 entries of fish, mollusc and crustacean species selected for their economic relevance. Available in both English and Spanish, each entry provides the user with the common name, binomial nomenclature and FAO code for each species. Together with a description and an illustration, it also includes the name of the species in several languages, taxonomical information and the fishing gear used for capture. Other relevant information includes the fishing season and grounds, as well as a map of the area where each species is found.

Entry for Sarda sarda, commonly known as bonito.

Featured contributors to this work are University of Vigo Professor Inmaculada Anaya Revuelta and Mr Julio Valeiras Mota, researcher at the Spanish Institute of Oceanography. Professor Inmaculada Anaya Revuelta contributed with 88 descriptions taken from her doctoral thesis titled Ictionimic Denominations: Semantic Study of a Prototype and the description model used in this catalogue. Mr Julio Valeiras Mota contributed with the technical validation thanks to his expertise in marine biology.

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