Fauna Marin GmbHTropic Marin Syn-Biotic MeersalzGrotech GmbHTunze.comaquaiOOm.com

Translation in process
We're updating the page. There might be some translation errors. Sorry about that ;-)

Pagellus erythrinus


Profile

lexID:
4915 
Scientific:
Pagellus erythrinus 
German:
Rotbrasse 
English:
Common pandora 
Category:
Sars 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Sparidae (Family) > Pagellus (Genus) > erythrinus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, 1758) 
Occurrence:
Israel, West Sahara, Morocco, Russland, Madeira, Afrique du nord, Algérie, Angola, Canaries, Espagne, îles britanniques, Le Cap-Vert, littoraux européens, Méditerranée, Portugal, Scandinavie, Sénégal, Street of Gibralta 
Size:
25 cm - 60 cm 
Temperature:
16°C - 28°C 
Food:
Amphipods, Isopods, Cnidaria, Sea squirts, Zoobenthos, arénicole, crabes, crustacés, étoiles de mer, Invertébrés, mysis, oursin, poissons (petits poissons), tourteaux 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-12-26 19:29:02 

Husbandry

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic: Norway and the Mediterranean to Guinea-Bissau, including Cape Verde, Madeira and the Canary Islands.
Rarely recorded in Scandinavia.

Biology
Found on inshore waters, on various bottom (rock, gravel, sand and mud) to 200 m (Mediterranean) or 300 m (Atlantic) and move to deeper waters during winter.
Omnivorous, but feed mainly on benthic invertebrates and small fishes. Protogynic hermaphrodites, females become males first in their third year with sizes of about 17 cm.

Important food fish. Reports of ciguatera poisoning!

Synonymised taxa:
Pagellus canariensis Valenciennes, 1838
Sparus erythrinus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)

Pictures

Commonly

1
1
1
1

Husbandry know-how of owners

0 husbandary tips from our users available
Show all

Discussion

Last comment in the discussion about Pagellus erythrinus

Last comment in the discussion about Pagellus erythrinus