Spicara alta (Osório, 1917)
Bigeye picarel
photo by FAO

Family:  Sparidae (Porgies)
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 125.0 g
Environment:  pelagic-neritic; marine; depth range 100 - 300 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Atlantic: Dakar, Senegal to southern Angola. Reported from Mauritania (Ref. 55783).
Biology:  Neritic (Ref. 7349).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 03 December 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 19.02.92
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 17.03.14
Checked by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 11.09.95

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