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Sparodon durbanensis  (Castelnau, 1861)

Musselcracker seabream
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Sparidae (Porgies)
Etymology: Sparodon: Latin, sparus = a fish with a golden head + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina bottenlevande; djupintervall 0 - 80 m.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Southeast Atlantic: Cape of Good Hope to Natal in South Africa. Also recorded from Djibouti (Ref. 5450) and from Mozambique (Ref. 5213).

Length at first maturity / Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm 35.0  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 120 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 3507); common length : 70.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 3507)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 11; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 11-12; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 10. Faint stripes on a greyish body; bluish glow while in water (Ref. 3198).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits shallow coastal waters, mainly off rocky shores down to 80 m depth. Rarely enters estuaries. Young commonly found in tide pools. Feeds mainly on mollusks (Ref. 5213). An important food fish.

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

Smith, J.L.B. and M.M. Smith, 1986. Sparidae. p. 580-594. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 3198)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fiskeri: kommersiell; sportfisk: ja
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