white seabream

Scientific name Diplodus sargus
Descriptor Linnaeus
Year of description 1758
IUCN category LC
Family Sparidae
Genus Diplodus
Diplodus sargus Diplodus sargus

Introduction

Diplodus sargus, commonly known as white seabream, is a salt water fish.

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Who is it?

Morphology

  • Type
  • Average size
    15 cm
  • Maximum size
    30 cm
  • Shape
    Ovoid
  • Pattern
    vertical stripes
  • Type
  • Average size
    15 cm
  • Maximum size
    30 cm
  • Shape
    Ovoid
  • Pattern
    vertical stripes

How to recognize the white seabream ?

The white seabream measures between 15 and 30 cm. This fish is unicolore with a predominantly argent body. The also has noir vertical stripes.

Behaviour & Life cycle

  • diet
    carnivorous
  • Sociability
    living in a group or alone
  • territorial
    No
  • Way of living
    diurnal

The white seabream is a fish living in a group or alone. This species is carnivorous .

Although the white seabream is non-territorial, it is sometimes aggressive towards other species.

Reproduction

Harmless species

This species does not represent any particular threats to humans when encountered in its natural environment.

Where to find it?

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What is its habitat?

Natural environment characteristics

  • Depth
    0 - 50 m
  • Flow
    Strong

Biotope presentation

The white seabream is most often found at a depth between 0m and 50m. However, it is not impossible to find this species at other depths.

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