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Bream, Hurta (Sparus Caeruleostictus) Record

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BREAM, HURTA / SPARUS CAERULEOSTICTUS VAL
6 12 11.62 25.10 Detached Mole Gibraltar 040600 C. Bear
8 16 9.17 20.3 Chullera Spain 110792 J. Triay
10 20 8.90 19.10 Gibraltar 221094 J. Balban
15 30 9.40 20.11 Europa Point Gibraltar 170396 D. Apap
AT AT 11.62 25.10 Detached Mole Gibraltar 040600 C. Bear
SH SH 11.62 25.10 Detached Mole Gibraltar 040600 C. Bear

One of the sea-bream growing to a large size, and thus a good sport fish. Blunt headed, and having relatively large teeth, colouration pinkish red shading into silver laterally.

Distribution – Mediterranean and Eastern Atlantic as far north as Portugal.

Generally bottom dwelling in rocky areas shallower than 200 metres, feeding on shellfish, fish and crustaceans.

 
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