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Diplodus sargus sargus White seabream


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lexID:
4590 
AphiaID:
223863 
Scientific:
Diplodus sargus sargus 
German:
Geißbrasse 
English:
White Seabream 
Category:
Seabreams 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Sparidae (Family) > Diplodus (Genus) > sargus sargus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
the Black Sea, Ascencion, St. Helena & Tristan da Cunha, Azores, European Coasts, Madagascar, Madeira, Portugal, Senegal, South-Africa, Spain, the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Mediterranean Sea 
Size:
8.66" - 17.72" (22cm - 45cm) 
Temperature:
- 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Clams, Hermit crabs, Invertebrates, Krill, Mysis, Predatory, Schrimps, Snails, Worms 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-01 14:12:26 

Husbandry

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic: Mediterranean and Black Sea. (Linnaeus, 1758

Eastern Central Atlantic: Madeira Island.

Biology
Inhabits coastal rocky reef areas and Posidonia oceanica beds.
Like other sparids, it is very active and frequents the surf zone, primarily at dawn.
Feeds on shellfish and other benthic invertebrates which it picks from the sediment.

Human uses
Fisheries: minor commercial; aquaculture: commercial; gamefish: yes

High vulnerability

Synonymised taxa:
Sargus rondelettii Valenciennes, 1830
Sargus vetula Valenciennes, 1830
Sparus sargus Linnaeus, 1758

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Husbandry know-how of owners

HerbertLan am 16.10.12#1
Beobachtung 2012 Mittelmeer / Kreta:
juvenile Geißbrassen mit ca. 5-10cm. beißen / zwicken heftig, auch Menschen. Hauptsächlich Badende die sich nicht heftig bewegen (z.B. selten Schwimmer, sonder eher wenn man langsam ins Wasser geht. Nicht so sanft wie Garra Rufa !
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