In the Red sea according to different sources there are more than 1250 species of marine fauna. Local fishermen since the days of Ancient Egypt go to sea and catch fish from the sea, which for many on the coast of Egypt is the most accessible food. The price of fish in Egypt is significantly lower than for meat animals. So, the prices at the fish market of Hurghada range from 10 to 35 pounds per 1 kg. Especially popular are tuna, mackerel, Wahoo (king mackerel), Barracuda, grouper, bongos (red snapper), bahara (mangrove snapper), flounder, Gar, squid. Delicacies are considered to be the heavenly Emperor, Dorado, Jack, Napoleon, and others.
Daily fish market Hurghada local fishermen bring their rich variety of marine catch. Mostly fish they catch networks specifically permitted for commercial fishing places. The catch of sea fish is not only dependent on luck, right place, quality fishing tackle and baits, but also on the time of day and season of the year. Best sea fishing trips start at sunrise and continue till midday. Most good bite from 7 am to 11 am local time, then the activity of fish is reduced to total absence of the strikes, which resumed in the afternoon, towards evening. Porosimetry biting on the Red sea from 16.30-17.00 to sunset. Continue reading