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Profile lexID: 4675 AphiaID: 273972 Scientific: Diplodus holbrookii German: Meerbrasse English: Spottail Seabream Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Sparidae (Family) > Diplodus (Genus) > holbrookii (Species) Initial determination: (Bean, ), 1878 Occurrence: , Cuba Florida, Mexicanska golfen, USA Size: 25 cm - 46 cm Temperature: 20°C - 28°C Food: Aquatic plant, Zoobenthos, Alger, ryggradslösa djur Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2012-09-24 19:07:43
Last edit: 2012-09-24 19:07:43
western Atlantic: Chesapeake Bay to Florida and northeastern Gulf of Mexico.
Not known from the West Indies.
Inhabits shallow coastal waters, including bays and harbors.
Occurs in inshore seagrass beds. Prefers flat vegetated bottoms.
Rarely found in brackish water.
Feeds mainly on small invertebrates.
Diplodus holbrooki (Bean, 1878) (synonym)
Sargus holbrookii Bean, 1878
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