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Sea Bass/Sea Bream/Sole/Turbot

 
Report Date: Monday, September 25, 2017
 
 
 

This market reports focuses on harvests of seabream, seabass and turbot in the EU, especially in Spain. We also highlight harvests, prices, markets, imports and exports.

European Union

Turbot (Psetta maxima)
European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax)
Gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata)

Production

Spain

On Mercamadrid, supplies of all these aquaculture species declined, in all species, in August, compared with the previous month. The most important drop was reported by seabream.

Table 1: Incoming volumes of the main aquaculture species
on Mercamadrid

Item

Volume (kg)

Variation (%)

August

July

Croaker

18,149

24,117

-25

Aquaculture seabream 300-400 g

203,573

248,140

-18

Aquaculture seabream 400-400 g

142,497

185,440

-23

Aquaculture seabream over 600 g

60,852

79,474

-23

Small seabass

145,895

176,265

-17

Medium-sized seabass

113,469

139,231

-19

Large seabass

61,597

78,332

-21

Turbot

44,954

59,323

-24

Source: Mercamadrid

On Mercabarna, in August, supplies of seabass, turbot and croaker increased. That of seabream declined.

Prices

Spain

On Mercamadrid, in August, average prices declined in small and medium seabass and in seabream, due to a lower demand. Those of large seabass and seabream increased, because of a drop in supplies. That of turbot remained stable.

Table 2: Average wholesale prices of aquaculture species,
in EUR/kg ExWarehouse Spain

Item

Average price (EUR/kg)

Variation (%)

August

July

Croaker

10.50

10.50

0

Aquaculture seabream 300-400 g

4.45

4.77

-7

Aquaculture seabream 400-400 g

5.52

5.59

-1

Aquaculture seabream over 600 g

7.20

6.82

6

Small seabass

4.92

5.36

-8

Medium-sized seabass

5.99

6.08

-1

Large seabass

9.50

9.37

1

Turbot

8.50

8.50

0

Source: FIS.com

On Mercabarna, prices increased in the case of seabream in August, compared with the previous month, due to a drop in supplies. Those of turbot, croaker and seabass increased.

Markets

European Union

Table 3: Imports of the EU, communitarian and
extra-communitarian, of turbot, seabass and seabream,
fresh, January-June 2017/2016

Product

Origin

Volume (mt)

Average price (EUR/kg)

2017

2016

2017

2016

Turbot

Extra EU

220

142

10.61

9,54

European Union

5,065

3,375

7.78

7,50

Total turbot

5,285

3,517

9.19

8.52

European seabass

Extra EU

19,369

9,374

4.88

5,29

European Union

23,136

15,567

5.69

5,94

Total seabass

42,506

24,941

5,29

5.62

Gilthead seabream

Extra EU

28,845

13,932

4.34

4,77

European Union

25,437

16,138

4.94

5,35

Total seabream

54,281

30,070

4,64

5.06

 Source: Eurostat (Preliminary information)

Table 4: Exports of the EU, communitarian and
extra-communitarian, of turbot, seabass and seabream,
fresh, January-June 2017/2016

Product

Origin

Volume (mt)

Average price (EUR/kg)

2017

2016

2017

2016

Turbot

Extra EU

458

236

10.92

11.91

European Union

6,569

3,834

7.94

8.56

Total turbot

7,028

4,070

9.43

10.24

European seabass

Extra EU

4,032

1,635

6.95

6.85

European Union

36,438

22,754

5.79

5.98

Total seabass

40,470

24,389

6.37

6.42

Gilthead seabream

Extra EU

5,110

2,893

5.61

5.80

European Union

45,673

24,853

4.88

5.46

Total seabream

50,783

27,746

5.24

5.63

 Source: Eurostat (Preliminary information)

Table 5: Imports of fresh turbot in the EU,
January-May 2017/2016

Product

Volume (mt)

Average price (EUR/kg)

2017

2016

2017

2016

Portugal

1,668

999

6.73

5.48

Spain

1,621

1,016

7.01

7.69

Netherlands

832

502

10.11

9.83

United Kingdom

606

369

7.44

7.82

France

243

179

10.06

8.77

Denmark

283

127

9.65

9.16

Norway

116

90

8.72

8.06

Morocco

104

52

12.72

12.10

Italy

91

19

6.99

11.28

Belgium

71

39

8.65

9.09

Others

171

124

13.77

16.73

Total

5,806

3,516

8.03

7.92

 Source: Eurostat (Preliminary information)

Table 6: Imports of fresh seabass in the EU,
January-May 2017/2016

Product

Volume (mt)

Average price (EUR/kg)

2017

2016

2017

2016

Turkey

19,322

9,320

4.86

5.25

Greece

13,109

7,475

5.25

5.40

Netherlands

4,189

2,407

5.77

6.55

Spain

3,394

2,956

6.91

6.37

Italy

2,009

300

2.01

6.48

Croatia

777

786

6.25

6.31

Germany

649

675

4.97

5.48

France

442

664

14.91

6.63

United Kingdom

223

181

8.32

7.69

Belgium

342

19

5.48

10.57

Others

528

160

9.92

9.02

Total

44,985

24,941

5.29

5.69

 Source: Eurostat (Preliminary information)

Table 7: Imports of fresh seabream in the EU,
January-May 2017/2016

Product

Volume (mt)

Average price (EUR/kg)

2017

2016

2017

2016

Turkey

28,693

13,810

4.30

4.71

Greece

16,631

8,913

4.82

5.10

Spain

5,016

3,640

5.69

5.95

Netherlands

2,396

1,093

4.44

4.96

Italy

1,045

639

4.85

5.42

Germany

665

790

4.48

4.70

Croatia

442

481

6.50

6.48

Malta

329

246

4.35

5.06

France

161

127

8.21

7.78

Slovenia

225

10

3.36

3.36

Others

722

320

7.44

157.20

Total

56,324

30,070

4.66

6.67

 Source: Eurostat (Preliminary information)

Table 8: Exports of fresh turbot in the EU,
January-May 2017/2016

Product

Volume (mt)

Average price (EUR/kg)

2017

2016

2017

2016

Italy

2,550

1,298

8.04

8.45

Spain

2,138

1,048

7.17

7.75

France

1,331

562

6.65

9.22

Germany

443

252

11.81

11.12

Netherlands

181

229

8.63

7.40

Portugal

244

92

9.49

8.93

United Kingdom

113

124

8.68

8.37

Turkey

153

77

3.51

3.57

United States

113

66

10.88

9.57

Belgium

86

42

9.88

11.41

Others

349

280

29.81

23.34

Total

7,701

4,069

8.80

9.47

 Source: Eurostat (Preliminary information)

Table 9: Exports of fresh seabass in the EU,
January-May 2017/2016

Product

Volume (mt)

Average price (EUR/kg)

2017

2016

2017

2016

Italy

17,380

10,421

5.67

5.80

Portugal

5,875

3,443

5.89

5.82

France

4,517

2,514

6.04

6.05

Spain

5,458

1,363

5.27

5.68

United Kingdom

2,392

1,882

5.78

5.98

Netherlands

1,514

1,101

6.21

6.25

United States

1,132

497

7.94

7.76

Germany

1,003

619

7.72

7.76

Israel

1,075

382

5.97

5.71

Bulgaria

494

247

5.35

5.52

Others

3,325

1,917

8.42

9.15

Total

44,165

24,387

6.03

6.21

 Source: Eurostat (Preliminary information)

Table 10: Exports of fresh seabream in the EU,
January-May 2017/2016

Product

Volume (mt)

Average price (EUR/kg)

2017

2016

2017

2016

Italy

19,259

10,867

4.77

5.34

Portugal

7,389

4,017

5.15

5.72

France

6,967

3,542

4.96

5.42

Spain

8,618

1,658

4.77

5.26

Israel

2,713

1,704

5.07

5.17

Germany

2,410

1,345

5.16

5.81

Netherlands

1,726

1,263

5.12

5.35

United Kingdom

1,094

732

4.93

5.27

Switzerland

1,002

465

8.17

8.61

Bulgaria

781

290

4.33

4.98

Others

3,434

1,860

5.90

6.37

Total

55,393

27,744

5.02

5.53

 Source: Eurostat (Preliminary information)

By Juan Murias

www.fis.com


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