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Spicara smaris Picarel


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lexID:
4565 
AphiaID:
126830 
Scientific:
Spicara smaris 
German:
Schnauzenbrasse, Laxierfisch 
English:
Picarel 
Category:
Seabreams 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Centracanthidae (Family) > Spicara (Genus) > smaris (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
the Black Sea, East-Atlantic Ocean, Madeira, Northern Africa, Portugal, Spain, the Canary Islands, the Mediterranean Sea 
Size:
5.91" - 7.87" (15cm - 20cm) 
Temperature:
62.6 °F - 71.6 °F (17°C - 22°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Cyclops, Daphnia salina, Mysis, Zooplankton 
Tank:
659.94 gal (~ 3000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
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Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-08-25 16:20:16 

Husbandry

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: entire Mediterranean, the Black Sea, southern Sea of Azov, and Atlantic coasts from Portugal to Morocco, including the Canary Islands and Madeira.

Biology:
Depth range from 15-170 m but up to depth of 328 m in the eastern Ionian Sea.
Inhabit Posidonia beds and muddy bottoms.
Occur in schools except during breeding.

Synonymised taxa:
Maena smaris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Smaris alcedo (Risso, 1810)
Smaris gracilis Bonaparte, 1836
Smaris maurii Bonaparte, 1836
Smaris smaris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Smaris vulgaris Valenciennes, 1830
Sparus alcedo Risso, 1810
Sparus smaris Linnaeus, 1758
Spicara alcedo (Risso, 1810)

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