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Dentex Pink (Dentex Gibbosus) Record

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DENTEX, PINK / DENTEX GIBBOSUS
4 8 10.37 22.14 St Antonio Portugal 180507

L Ceia

6 12 8.42 18.9 St Antonio Portugal 050409 L. Ceia
8 16 12.58 27.12 St Antonio Portugal 060510 L Ceia
AT AT 13.80 30.7 Detached Mole Gibraltar 040596 P.Dunham
SH SH 13.80 30.7 Detached Mole Gibraltar 040596 P.Dunham

 

Pink Dentex ( Dentax Gibbosus)

is commonest in southern European waters, although nowhere abundant, it is a valued food fish. Found usually in small schools over rocky ground, more often in deeper water. A predatory species on fish and cephalapods.

Predominantly bluish silver with paler sides and small blue spots. Fins pink.

Detex Pink

 
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