Bordallo Pinheiro Fish and Shellfish Decorative Red Porgy
- Collection: Fish and Shellfish
- Hand Painted Complements
- Type of Piece: Fishes
- Product type: Earthenware
- Measurements: Height: 2 3/4 Inch, Width: 12 3/5 Inch, Length: 6 Inch
Juvenile red porgy are usually found in shallow, sheltered areas, alter migrating to deeper waters. Adult red porgy mainly live between 50 and 150 meters deep. Fish of this species can however be found up to 250 meters deep. Red porgy gather in schools and the largest fish can weigh up to eight kilos. These specimens are only found far from the shore, in deeper waters.