Familia: Sparidae Genus: Dentex Species: Dentex gibbosus. Name[edit]. Dentex gibbosus Rafinesque, Vernacular names[edit]. Türkçe: Telli sinarit. Dentex is a genus of fish in the family Sparidae. Species[edit]. There are currently 14 (Yellowback seabream); Dentex macrophthalmus (Bloch, ) ( Large-eye dentex); Dentex maroccanus Valenciennes, (Morocco dentex). Comprehensive Description. Read full entry · Learn more about this article. Dentex gibbosus (Rafinesque, )?: (1 spc.), Trusted.

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Print PDF Search species. Dentex gibbosus Rafinesque, Caudal fin red, edged with black. Gibnosus naturelle des poissons. Dorsal fin with 12 spines and 10 or 11 soft rays; first two dorsal spines very short; those following very long and filamentous in young individuals and decreasing in length from the dntex backward.

On the shelf on hard bottoms rock or rubble as well as on sand around rocks, from 20 to about m depth. Several rows of gibboshs teeth, outer row much the strongest with 4 to 6 better developed anterior teeth in each jaw.

Anal fin with 3 spines and 7 to 9 soft rays; first soft ray of pelvic fins filamentous. Caratteri di alcuni nuovi generi e nuove specie di animali principalmente di pesci e piante della Sicilia, con varie osservazioni sopra i medisimi.


Gillrakers on first arch 8 to 10 lower and 6 to 8 upper. A small black spot behind posterior end of dorsal fin; a brownish black spot at pectoral fin axils; a dark area at upper angle of opercle; hibbosus or 2 dark lines on soft part of dorsal fin.

Head profile regularly convex in the young, but older individuals develop a conspicuous hump on front; eye diameter about equal to width of suborbital space. The young are found close to the shore, while the adults occur in offshore waters in the vecinity of the continental slope. FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for a world without hunger. Cheimerius nufar Valenciennes,by monotypy.

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Dentex gibbosus

Scientific Name with Original Description. Tomiyama, Fisheries in Japan. Mouth low, slightly oblique; jaws subequal. The South African fishes of the families Sparidae and Denticidae. Carnivorous feeding chiefly on crustaceans, fish and cephalopods.

Colour reddish with bluish silvery reflections; belly ligther and head darker.


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Separate statistics are not reported for this species. Berthelot, Histoire naturelle des Iles Canaries, Paris 2 2: Hibbosus scaly; sometimes also small scales present on entire height of preopercle. Scales along lateral line 52 to Eastern Central Atlantic; fishing areas 34, 47 in part.

Caught with line gear adultsbottom trawls and traps young on the Canary Islands.

Protandric hermaphrodite the majority are males up to 50 cm length, becoming females thereafter. Dentex filamentosus Valenciennes, is Nemipterus filamentosus. Cheimerius Smith, subgenus.

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Large individuals are often tinged wine red and spotted with black on head males or greyish females. Body oval, more or less elongate, compressed. Fisheries and Aquaculture Department.

Marketed fresh, frozen or dried salted; also used for fishmeal and oil.