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Lonja de Ribeira

At Pescados Moncho, S.L. we offer all kind of fresh fish: hake, couch's whiting, whiting, pollack, monkfish, grouper, sardine, palometa, squid and a long etcetera. As well as the fresh fish, we have a wide range of assortment of seafood: lobster, clawed lobster, crab, clam, norway lobster, goose barnacle, razor-shells, scallops, king prawn, prawn and many more.

Our fresh products are served directly from the Ribeira's fish market to the customer, with the highest quality and in optimal conditions. If you need a list of our products, don't hesitate to contact us, and as soon as possible and seriously we will inform you without any commitment on your part.

Meet next some of our products that we nowadays commercialize:

  • HORSE MACKEREL - Trachurus trachurus (Linné, 1758)

    Elongated body fish, sharp snout and big (like it's eyes) and sloping mouth. It has transparent branchias, little flakes and, as most distinctive characterist, it's lateral stripe, formed by flakes with extended "s" form. Horse Mackerel's colour changes among grey, greenish and bluish on the back with metallic reflexes, being the sidewall silvery grey and the bowel white.
    It has a black spot behind the head at eye level. They achieve their sexual maturity during the second year of life (22 cm) and they breed in summer months. It's a typical capture of the galician purse seine fleet.

  • HAKE - Merluccius merluccius (Linné, 1758)

    It has a big head and mouth, with very sharp teeth.
    The body is long, of a dark gray tonality, with clearer sides and a white belly.
    The first dorsal fin is shorter than the second.
    Normally its measure is between 40 and 70 cm, being able to reach 120 cm.
    It breeds at the end of winter and on spring. The female reach their sexual maturity when they achieve the 40 cm and their fertility is greater the more they grow.
    They live in the vicinity of the seabed, between 30 and 500 m.

  • COUCH'S WHITING - Micromesistius poutassou (Risso, 1826)

    It is a species of small size, with a long and narrow body.
    The lower chin is prominentey and it lacks barb.
    The eyes of the couch's whiting are very big and its color can be bluish, brown on the back, with silvered franks and a white belly.
    The lateral line is virtually straight. It breeds overall in winter, finishing approximately in the month of May.

  • MACKEREL - Scomber scombrus (Linné, 1758)

    Elongated greenish and bluish body fish, with vertical black stripes and a silvery bowel with white tinges. It has a kind of flippers (pinnules) next to the tail, both on the back and on the bowel.
    It has an edgy head and it can reach the length of 50 cm. They achieve their sexual maturity after two or three years and they breed between May and June.

  • POLLACK - Pollachius pollachius (Linné, 1758)

    It has a slender tanned body, greenish and silver on the costs.
    The new specimens have very much glowing colors and they are very beautiful at catch time.
    The pollack's lower chin is very prominent and it does not have beards.

  • GROUPER - Polyprion americanus (Schneider, 1801)

    A fish of robust and voluminous body. The head is elongated with bulges between the eyes and the front.
    The lower chin is prominent and the teeth are arranged, at least, in three rows.
    The muzzle of the grouper is wide and large, with very thick lips.
    The back is gray and the stomach is yellow. They can measure up to two meters in length and they breed in summer.

  • OCTOPUS - Octopus vulgaris (Cuvier, 1798)

    Cephalopod with eight arms and a large head, below of which bows a mouth like a hard parrot peak to eat crabs, velvet crabs...
    It has two rows of suckers on the internal face of the tentacles, unlike the white octopus.
    It camouflages itself in the deep and it lacks shell.

  • CRAB - Necora puber (Linné, 1767)

    If it's a galician crab, the shell has an hexagonal shape and its color is dark brown with a hairy texture.
    The male have a triangular abdomen. The female have it eider and rounded. It presents five pairs of legs, being the first of them pincers.

  • NORWAY LOBSTER - Nephrops norvegicues (Linné, 1758)

    It has a lengthened pink pitch with more extensive coloring areas.
    Its head is elongated, with lateral thorns and very developed tweezers.

  • SHRIMP - Palaemon serratus (Pennat, 1777)

    It has a long face and a semitransparent body compressed laterally.
    The head has lines drawn in the longitudinal and oblique direction, lines that are also present on the abdomen, but shorter and cross-cutting.
    Unlike the prawn, shrimp's head end very triangular, and has also two pairs of tweezers.

  • GOOSE BARNACLE - Pollicipes cornucopia (Leach, 1824)

    Despite living stucked to the rocks it is a crustacean, not a shellfish.
    The edible part of the goose barnacle has a hard skin that ends in a fingernail (covered with small flakes) formed by several pieces.
    The fleshy stalk or foot is what allows them to accede to the rocks, ehere they live, in very raid areas.
    It forms groups or sticks together. The galician goose barnacle is thicker and darker than that from Morocco, and the nail is
    sharper and colorful and with less sheets than the canadian.

  • RAZOR-SHELL - Ensis arcuatus (Jeffreys, 1865) - Ensis ensis (Linné, 1758)

    It has a bright surface that seems varnished.
    The flaps are extended, with an ver characteristic arched shell (knive-shaped) that distinguish it from the sword-razor, with which, however, it shares a similar coloration.

  • SPIDER CRAB - Maja squinado (Herst, 1788)

    The spider crab's shell is triangular ahead and almost round on the back.
    It is covered with a kind of thorns. In the front rim it presents two stronger pricks.
    It has five pairs of hard and long legs. Their color is red and brown, and we must remember that the galician spider crab is darker than the breton. In addition, a feature of the local spider crab is that its carapace is covered by small algae.

  • OX CRAB - Cancer pagurus (Linné, 1758)

    This crustacean has an oval and smooth body, wider than long, and brown-redish.
    It has two strong tweezers in its first pair of legs.
    It is not very difficult to distinguish it from the french ox crab: ours is more furry in feet and tweezers have more teeth than that os France.