Seabream are a group of compact, medium-sized fishes known as Sparidae. The Black Bream or porgy and the Red or Blackspot Bream are commonly found in northern European seas and are commercially fished.
The bulk of the Sea bream in the UK market comes from imports of Mediterranean farmed Gilthead bream.
Sea bream is a popular fish across the globe appearing on menus tailored to local tastes. Popular recipes include Spanish whole-baked sea bream with lemon and bay leaves, baked sea bream with rosemary and garlic, based sea bream with chilies, garlic and thyme.