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Diplodus capensis Cape white seabream, Blacktail

Diplodus capensisis commonly referred to as Cape white seabream, Blacktail. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. John Ernest (Jack) Randall (†), Hawaii

Foto: KwaZulu-Natal, Süd-Afrika, 01.01.1979


Courtesy of the author Dr. John Ernest (Jack) Randall (†), Hawaii . Please visit hbs.bishopmuseum.org for more information.

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lexID:
12172 
AphiaID:
273970 
Scientific:
Diplodus capensis 
German:
Geißbrasse 
English:
Cape White Seabream, Blacktail 
Category:
Seabreams 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Sparidae (Family) > Diplodus (Genus) > capensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Smith, ), 1844 
Occurrence:
Angola, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South-Africa, Tansania 
Sea depth:
0 - 50 Meter 
Size:
11.81" - 17.72" (30cm - 45cm) 
Temperature:
66.2 °F - 82.4 °F (19°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Clams, Hermit crabs, Invertebrates, Krill, Mysis, Predatory, Schrimps, Snails, Worms 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-06-29 09:07:42 

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Diplodus capensis (Smith, 1844)
Cape white seabream

Adults occur in shallow rocky and sandy substrate; juveniles in shallow reefs, estuary mouths and intertidal pools, sandy beach surf zone. Omnivorous on seaweeds, sponges and bivalves. Also feeds on crustaceans, worms, mollusks, and fish. Sold fresh or whole and as bait.

Synonymised names
Diplodus rondeletii capensis (Smith, 1944)
Diplodus sargus capensis (Smith, 1844) (synonym)
Sargus capensis Smith, 1844 (synonym)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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