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Diplodus hottentotus Zebra seabream, Zebra

Diplodus hottentotusis commonly referred to as Zebra seabream, Zebra. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 100000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Diplodus cervinus hottentotus (Zebra seabream)


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lexID:
11879 
AphiaID:
713378 
Scientific:
Diplodus hottentotus 
German:
Zebra Meerbrasse 
English:
Zebra Seabream, Zebra 
Category:
Seabreams 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Sparidae (Family) > Diplodus (Genus) > hottentotus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Smith, ), 1844 
Occurrence:
Angola, Mozambique, South-Africa, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
28 - 100 Meter 
Size:
11.81" - 23.62" (30cm - 60cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 75.2 °F (20°C - 24°C) 
Food:
Algae, Invertebrates, Sea weed 
Tank:
21997.84 gal (~ 100000L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-05 12:07:02 

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Diplodus hottentotus (Smith, 1844)

The zebra sea bream (Diplodus cervinus) is a species of seabream belonging to the family Sparidae.

Inhabits coastal waters, mainly on rocky bottoms. Also enters estuaries, which are also used as nursery grounds. Feeds on fish, mollusks, crustaceans, worms, and other organisms. Has a nauseating odor; sold fresh in markets.

Synonymised names:
Diplodus cervinus hottentotus (Smith, 1844)
Sargus hottentotus Smith, 1844

Main reference:
Heemstra, P.C. and E. Heemstra, 2004. Coastal fishes of Southern Africa. National Inquiry Service Centre (NISC) and South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB), Grahamstown. 488 p. (Ref. 58304)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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