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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On the shelf on hard bottoms rock or rubble as well as on sand around rocks, from 20 to about m depth.

Dentex gibbosus, Pink dentex : fisheries, gamefish

Large individuals are often tinged wine red and spotted with black on head males or greyish females. Gillrakers on first arch 8 to 10 lower and 6 to 8 upper. Colour reddish with bluish silvery reflections; belly ligther and head darker.

Cheeks scaly; sometimes also small scales present on entire height of preopercle. Dentex filamentosus Valenciennes, is Nemipterus filamentosus.

Tomiyama, Fisheries in Japan. Marketed fresh, frozen or dried salted; also used for fishmeal and oil. FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes.


Dentex gibbosus Rafinesque, 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.

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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. Several rows of canine-like teeth, outer row much the strongest with 4 to 6 better developed anterior teeth in each jaw.

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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 dentwx third backward. Launch the Aquatic Species Distribution map viewer. Eastern Central Atlantic; fishing areas 34, 47 in part.

Separate statistics are not reported for this species. Mouth low, slightly oblique; jaws subequal. Carnivorous feeding chiefly on crustaceans, fish and cephalopods. The young are found close to the shore, while the adults occur in offshore waters in the vecinity of the continental slope.

Cheimerius Smith, subgenus. Body oval, more or less elongate, compressed. Berthelot, Histoire naturelle des Iles Canaries, Paris 2 2: Historie naturelle des poissons. Anal fin with 3 spines and 7 to 9 soft rays; first soft ray of pelvic fins filamentous.


Scientific Name with Original Description. Caudal fin red, edged with black. The South African fishes of the families Sparidae and Denticidae. Scales along lateral line 52 to 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; 1 or 2 dark lines on soft part of dorsal fin. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for a world without hunger. Caratteri di alcuni nuovi generi e nuove specie di animali principalmente di pesci gibbsous piante della Sicilia, con varie osservazioni sopra i medisimi.

Fisheries and Aquaculture Department. Cheimerius nufar Valenciennes,by monotypy.