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Pandora (Pagellus Erythrinus) Record

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PANDORA / PAGELLUS ERYTHRINUS
2 4 1.72 3.13 Bay of Gibraltar Gibraltar 101094 C. Tester
4 8 3.24 7.2 Monte Gordo Portugal 160595 G. Flores
6 12 2.62 5.12 East Side Gibraltar 281000 L. Chipol
8 16 6.65 14.10 Siracusa Italy 141098 G. Grimaldi
AT AT 6.65 14.10 Siracusa Italy 141098 G. Grimaldi
SH SH 1.65 3.10 South Mole Gibraltar 200604 A Parody

Pandora (Pagellus erythrinus)

is a sea bream rare in northern European waters, but common in the Mediterranean and southern Biscay. Lives over sand and mud, usually close to rock outcrops. Feeds on small crustaceans, molluscs and fish.

Slender bodied, with a relatively small head and pointed snout and large mouth. Body orange-red on back and upper sides, pinkish below fading to silver. Lateral line pale blue, blue also present on back and base of dorsal fin. Eye and pectoral fin yellow, edge of gill covers red.

 
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