Sparidentex hasta (Valenciennes, 1830)
Sobaity seabream
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Sparidae (Porgies)
Max. size:  58 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; brackish; marine; depth range 1 - 50 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Persian Gulf and coasts of India.
Biology:  Adults occur in shallow coastal waters to moderate depths. Carnivorous. Sold fresh in markets.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 03 December 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 27.06.91
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 22.11.17
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 29.08.94

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