Dentex spariformis Ogilby, 1910
Saffronfin sea bream
Dentex spariformis
photo by Graham, K.

Family:  Sparidae (Porgies)
Max. size:  2.83 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range 100 - 264 m
Distribution:  Indo Pacific: from Bali, Lombok Island and the Arafura Sea in Indonesia to Northern Australia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 12-12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 8-8
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 04 December 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 11.05.00
Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 13.03.14

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