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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Dentex gibbosus

Tomiyama, Fisheries in Japan. FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes.

Eastern Central Atlantic; fishing areas 34, 47 in part. Caratteri di alcuni nuovi generi e nuove specie di animali principalmente di pesci e piante della Sicilia, con varie osservazioni sopra i medisimi. The South African fishes of the families Sparidae and Denticidae.

Historie naturelle des poissons. Berthelot, Histoire naturelle des Iles Canaries, Paris 2 2: Print PDF Search species.

Dentex gibbosus Rafinesque, Scientific Name with Original Description. Body oval, more or less elongate, compressed. 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. Cheeks scaly; sometimes also small scales present on entire height of preopercle.


Mouth low, slightly oblique; jaws subequal. Several rows of canine-like teeth, gibbosux row much the strongest with 4 to 6 better developed anterior teeth in each jaw.

Gillrakers on first arch 8 to 10 lower and 6 to 8 centex.

Dorsal fin with 12 spines and 10 or 11 soft rays; first two dorsal spines very short; those following very long and filamentous in young individuals and decreasing in length from the third backward. Anal fin with 3 spines and 7 to 9 soft rays; first soft ray of pelvic fins filamentous. Scales along lateral line 52 to Colour dentec with fentex silvery reflections; belly ligther and head darker.

A small black spot behind posterior end of dorsal fin; a brownish black spot at pectoral fin axils; a dark area at upper angle denetx opercle; 1 or 2 dark lines on soft part of dorsal fin. Caudal fin red, edged with black. Large individuals are often tinged wine red and spotted with black on head males or greyish females. Launch the Aquatic Species Distribution map viewer. On the shelf on hard bottoms rock or rubble as well as on sand around rocks, from 20 to about m depth.


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The young are found close to gibboss shore, while the adults occur in offshore waters in the vecinity of the continental slope. Protandric hermaphrodite the majority are males up to 50 cm length, becoming females thereafter. Carnivorous feeding chiefly on crustaceans, fish and cephalopods. Separate statistics are not reported for this species.

Caught with line gear adultsbottom trawls and traps young on the Canary Islands. Marketed fresh, frozen or dried salted; also used for fishmeal and oil.

Marine Species Identification Portal : Pink dentex – Dentex gibbosus

Cheimerius Smith, subgenus. Cheimerius nufar Valenciennes,by monotypy. Dentex filamentosus Valenciennes, is Nemipterus filamentosus.