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Bream Two Banded (Diplodus Vulgaris Geof) Record

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BREAM TWO-BANDED / DIPLODUS VULGARIS GEOF
4 8 1.00 2.3 Bay of Gibraltar Gibraltar 060497 J. Triay
6 12 1.30 2.14 Europa Point Gibraltar 030995 E. Borrell
AT AT 1.30 2.14 Europa Point Gibraltar 030995 E. Borrell
SH SH 1.21 2.11 Detached Mole Gibraltar 250104 L. Reciagno

Medium sized sea bream species found in the Eastern Atlantic from Bay of Biscay down to South Africa, also Mediterranean and Black Sea. Colouration silver with two distinct dark stripes, one above operculum area and one close to base of tail fin.
Normally found in shallower waters, rarely deeper than 50 metres, over sandy or rocky areas. Feeds on a variety of crustaceans, molluscs and worms.

Image by Pontes, M.

 
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