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Spondyliosoma cantharus


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lexID:
4582 
AphiaID:
127066 
Scientific:
Spondyliosoma cantharus 
German:
Streifenbrasse 
English:
Black Seabream 
Category:
Sars 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Sparidae (Family) > Spondyliosoma (Genus) > cantharus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Madeira, the Isle of Man, the Ivory Coast, Afrique de l'Ouest, Afrique du Sud, Atlantique Est, Canaries, Espagne, Golf du Guinée, îles britanniques, Le Cap-Vert, littoraux européens, Méditerranée, Mer Noire, Portugal, Scandinavie, Sénégal, Street of Gibralta, Togo 
Size:
30 cm - 60 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 24°C 
Food:
algues, crabes, crevettes, crevettes-barbier, crustacés, Invertébrés 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-08-27 18:52:44 

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Distribution
Eastern Atlantic: Scandinavia to northern Namibia including the Strait of Gibraltar, Mediterranean and the Black Sea, Madeira, Canary Islands, and Cape Verde.

Biology
Found over seagrass beds and rocky and sandy bottoms to about 300 m.
Gregarious, sometimes in large schools.
Omnivorous, feeding on seaweeds and small invertebrates, especially crustaceans.

Protogynic hermaphrodites.

An important food fish.

Human uses
Fisheries: commercial; gamefish: yes; aquarium: public aquariums

Synonymised taxa:
Cantharus cantharus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cantharus lineatus (Montagu, 1818)
Cantharus senegalensis Valenciennes, 1830
Cantharus vulgaris Valenciennes, 1830
Sparus cantharus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Sparus lineatus Montagu, 1818
Spondyliosoma cantarus (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)

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