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.
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:
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Created: 2019-06-29 08:56:53
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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.
Diplodus rondeletii capensis (Smith, 1944)
Diplodus sargus capensis (Smith, 1844) (synonym)
Sargus capensis Smith, 1844 (synonym)
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