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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Anal fin with 3 spines and 7 to 9 soft rays; first soft ray of pelvic fins filamentous. The South African fishes of the families Sparidae and Denticidae. Fisheries and Aquaculture Department. Dentex gibbosus Rafinesque, Caratteri di alcuni nuovi generi e nuove specie di animali principalmente di pesci e piante della Sicilia, con varie osservazioni sopra i medisimi.

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. Marketed fresh, frozen or dried salted; also used for fishmeal and oil.


Launch the Aquatic Species Distribution map viewer. Cheeks scaly; sometimes also small scales present on entire height of preopercle. Caught with gibbbosus gear adultsbottom trawls and traps young on the Canary Islands. Protandric hermaphrodite the majority are males up to 50 cm length, becoming females thereafter. FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Mouth low, slightly oblique; jaws subequal.

WoRMS – World Register of Marine Species – Dentex gibbosus (Rafinesque, )

Body oval, more or less elongate, compressed. Cheimerius nufar Valenciennes,by monotypy. Historie naturelle des poissons. Print PDF Search species.

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Separate statistics are not reported for this species. On the dfntex on hard bottoms rock or rubble as well as on sand around rocks, from 20 to about m depth. Gillrakers on first arch 8 to 10 lower and 6 to 8 upper.

Dorsal fin with 12 spines and 10 or 11 soft rays; first two dorsal ddntex very short; those following very long and filamentous in young individuals and decreasing in length from the third backward.

Tibbosus, Histoire naturelle des Gibboaus Canaries, Paris 2 2: Scales along lateral line 52 to The young are found close to the shore, while the adults occur in offshore waters in the vecinity of the continental slope. Dentex filamentosus Valenciennes, is Nemipterus filamentosus. Eastern Central Atlantic; fishing areas 34, 47 in part.


Colour reddish with bluish silvery reflections; belly ligther and head darker. Large individuals are often tinged wine red and spotted with black on head males or greyish females.

Marine Species Identification Portal : Pink dentex – Dentex gibbosus

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

Scientific Name with Original Description. gibbosua

Cheimerius Smith, subgenus. 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. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for a world without hunger.

Caudal fin red, edged with black. Carnivorous feeding chiefly on crustaceans, fish and cephalopods.