This fish belongs to the family of scorpions. In Latin its name (pelamis) means a young tuna fish. Tasty, intense and without much bones, this fish is rich in omega-3 fatty acids that shield the heart and lower blood cholesterol levels. It lives in the Atlantic, but is also found in the Mediterranean Sea, and is a sought-after edible fish.

The skull has a hydrodynamic and spindle shape. The fin on its back is usually dark, while the other fins are silver. Its belly is silver, the back and back sides are metallic blue. Its length reaches about 90 cm and its maximum weight is 11 kg. It is usually 50 cm long.