Blue fish is one of the most widespread in the Mediterranean Sea, needle-fish combines its excellent nutritional qualities with a great accessibility due to its low cost. Scientific description: Belone Belone It's a species that you can usually find in the Mediterranean Sea, for instance in the Adriatic area. It's a pelagic fish that prefers living in very large herds, formed by dozens of specimens. It usually lives off the coast, although during summer it goes to the shore to lay its eggs, which are linked by strands to the algae on the seabed. the specimens are caught mainly at night with the aid of trolling boats. A very strong light called fishing lamp is used to attract them. An equally used technique to attract them is that of the needle fish purse seine, involving the use of a purse seine.