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Salema (Sarpa salpa) Record

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SALEMA / SARPA SALPA
2 4 1.02 2.04 Ria Formosa Portugal 100906 L. Ceia
4 8 1.09 2.06 Ria Formosa Portugal 100906 L. Ceia
6 12 1.05 2.05 Ria Formosa Portugal O30906 L. Ceia
AT AT 1.09 2.06 Ria Formosa Portugal 100906 L. Ceia

 

A shoaling fish found in the eastern Atlantic north to Bay of Biscay  and as far south as South Africa. Also in the Mediterranean.

On of the perch-like fishes, it frequents rocky and sandy areas, feeding on crustaceans and seaweeds. Slender bodied, with 10 distinct golden, longitudinal stripes. Black spot at base of pectoral fins. Not commercially of great importance, not growing much beyond 50 cms.

Salema

 

 
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