Scientific Name: Sparus aurata
Known as: “Orata” (IT), “Dorada” (ES), “Dorade”/”Daurade” (FR, DE, NL, USA, CAN), “Sea Bream” (UK, CAN), “Dourada” (PT), “Tsipoura” (GR)
Greek Sea Bream is the most popular Mediterranean fish in Europe. Its scientific name, ‘aurata’, derives from the gold bar marking between its eyes. This silver fish is full-flavored with firm white flesh.
Sea Bream is a highly versatile fish that can be prepared either whole or as fillets and served baked, grilled, fried, or steamed – or even used to prepare sashimi, sushi and ceviche.