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Pagellus acarne Axillary seabream

Pagellus acarneis commonly referred to as Axillary seabream. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.


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lexID:
4704 
AphiaID:
127057 
Scientific:
Pagellus acarne 
German:
Achselfleckbrasse 
English:
Axillary Seabream 
Category:
Seabreams 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Sparidae (Family) > Pagellus (Genus) > acarne (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Risso, ), 1827 
Occurrence:
Straße von Gibralta, Azores, Bay of Biscay, East-Atlantic Ocean, Egypt, European Coasts, Madeira, Northern Africa, Portugal, Scandinavia, Senegal, Spain, the British Isles, the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Mediterranean Sea, West Africa 
Size:
9.84" - 14.17" (25cm - 36cm) 
Temperature:
62.6 °F - 78.8 °F (17°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Clams, Crustaceans, Invertebrates, Schrimps, Snails, Worms, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-10-09 14:19:08 

Info

(Risso, 1827)

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea: Bay of Biscay to Senegal, Madeira, the Canary Islands, Cape Verde; rare in the British Isles but recorded occasionally off Denmark. Azores.

Biology:
Adults inhabit various types of bottoms, especially seagrass beds and sand down to 500 m depth, but more common between 40 and 100 m.
The young are found nearer to the shore. Omnivorous, but prefer worms, mollusks and small crustaceans.
Important food- and sportfish.

Synonymised taxa:
Pagrus acarne Risso, 1827

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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