Mackerel, bluefish, bonito and Jack mackerel retain their flavor. You may not find the same flavor of bluefish, since it becomes popular and is largely consumed starting from September. Anchovies matures into being fully fatty. Small and large bluefish are plentiful. Striped red mullet, swallow and sole are very much preferred by fishermen. Mussel season has begun.
Turbot season begins and continues until the end of May. Mackerel, bluefish, bonito start losing their fat. Atherina and striped red mullet abound. Sole season continues until the end of February.
This is the month when sea bass and turbot are most delicious.
Mackerel start laying eggs, and being used to make dried mackerel. Red porgy, swordfish and swallow start to appear in abundance. This is the month when fish are abundant.
Lobster, brown crab, red mullet, black scorpionfish can be caught in large numbers at this time, and are delicious.
This is an unfruitful month. Bottom-dwelling fish lay their eggs.
Sardine season begins. Lobster and shellfish are abundant.
season begins. Common dentex, red porgy
and swordfish are all delicious this month."
Bonito get larger. Bluefish, chub mackerel and picarel are all in abundance.
In this month, fish that migrated to the Black Sea start to return to the Sea of Marmara, and so all kinds of fish can be found in abundance.
Lakerda season starts. Large bonito become abundant.
Mackerel, bluefish, bonito and large bonito are fatty during this month. Anchovies start to become delicious.