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Diplodus sargus  (Linnaeus, 1758)

White seabream
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Greece country information

Common names: Sargos, Sargós, Sa????
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
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Uses: no uses
Comments: Recorded from Strymonikos Gulf (Ref. 58475). Also Ref. 58475.
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/gr.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Papaconstantinou, C., 2014
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Sparidae (Porgies)
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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 45.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3397); common length : 22.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3397); max. published weight: 1.9 kg (Ref. 40637); max. reported age: 10 years (Ref. 26328)

Length at first maturity
Lm ?, range 25 - ? cm

Environment

Marine; brackish; demersal; oceanodromous (Ref. 51243); depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 12460), usually 0 - 50 m (Ref. 13780)

Climate / Range

Subtropical; 48°N - 36°S, 18°W - 42°E

Distribution

Mediterranean Sea, southwestern Black Sea; eastern Atlantic from Canary Islands and Madeira north to Brittany (France); Angola.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 11 - 12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-15; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 11 - 14. Body with 5 black and 4 grey vertical bands. Snout is longer than the eye diameter (Ref. 35388).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits coastal rocky reef areas (Ref. 12460) and Posidonia oceanica beds. Like other sparids, it is very active and frequents the surf zone, primarily at dawn (Ref. 13780). Feeds on shellfish and other benthic invertebrates which it picks from the sediment (Ref. 5377).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial; aquaculture: commercial; gamefish: yes

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.4   ±0.1 se; Based on diet studies.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (K=0.11-0.25; tmax=10; tm=2)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
High vulnerability (63 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high