Familia: Sparidae Genus: Dentex Species: Dentex gibbosus. Name[edit]. Dentex gibbosus Rafinesque, Vernacular names[edit]. Türkçe: Telli sinarit. Dentex is a genus of fish in the family Sparidae. Species[edit]. There are currently 14 (Yellowback seabream); Dentex macrophthalmus (Bloch, ) ( Large-eye dentex); Dentex maroccanus Valenciennes, (Morocco dentex). Comprehensive Description. Read full entry · Learn more about this article. Dentex gibbosus (Rafinesque, )?: (1 spc.), Trusted.

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Tomiyama, Fisheries in Japan. Scales along lateral line 52 to Launch the Aquatic Species Distribution map viewer. Colour reddish with bluish silvery reflections; belly ligther and head darker. Print PDF Search species.

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Body oval, more or less elongate, compressed. Scientific Name with Original Description. Mouth low, slightly oblique; jaws subequal. Dorsal fin with 12 spines and 10 or 11 soft rays; first two dorsal spines very short; those following very long drntex filamentous in young individuals and decreasing in length from the third backward.


Historie naturelle des poissons. Dentex filamentosus Valenciennes, is Nemipterus filamentosus. Cheimerius Smith, subgenus.

A small black spot behind posterior end of dorsal fin; a brownish black spot at pectoral fin axils; a dark area at upper angle of opercle; 1 or 2 dark lines on soft part of dorsal fin.

Protandric hermaphrodite the majority are males up to 50 cm length, becoming females thereafter. Cheimerius nufar Valenciennes,by monotypy. Caught with line gear adultsbottom trawls and traps young on the Canary Islands. Caudal fin red, edged with black.

Dentex – Wikipedia

Caratteri di alcuni nuovi detex e nuove specie di animali principalmente di pesci e piante della Sicilia, con varie osservazioni sopra i medisimi. FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for a world without hunger.

Gillrakers on first arch 8 to 10 lower and 6 to 8 upper. Dengex fin with 3 spines and 7 to 9 soft rays; first soft ray of pelvic fins filamentous. Eastern Central Atlantic; fishing areas 34, 47 in part.

Dentex gibbosus

Separate statistics are not reported for this species. Dentex gibbosus Rafinesque, Fisheries and Aquaculture Department.

Carnivorous feeding chiefly on crustaceans, fish and cephalopods. On the shelf on hard bottoms rock or rubble as gibbous as on sand around rocks, from 20 to about m depth.


The South African fishes of the families Sparidae and Denticidae. Marketed fresh, frozen or dried salted; also used for fishmeal and oil. Berthelot, Histoire naturelle des Iles Canaries, Paris 2 2: Head profile regularly convex in the young, but older individuals develop a conspicuous hump on front; eye diameter about equal to width of suborbital space.

Several rows of canine-like teeth, outer row much the strongest with 4 to 6 better developed anterior teeth in each jaw.

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Cheeks scaly; sometimes also small scales present on entire height of preopercle. Large individuals are often tinged wine red and spotted with black on head males or greyish females.

The young are found close to the shore, while the adults occur in offshore waters in the vecinity of the continental slope.