Zebra Seabream (Diplodus cervinus)

Also known as Oman Porgy, Seabream

Description

Also known as Oman Porgy, Seabream.

Found in schools over deep water mud and rocky bottoms of the continental shelf.
They feed on small invertebrates and seaweeds.
Length - 55cm
Depth - 30-300m
Widespread Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean

Porgies are found in tropical as well as cooler waters and are bottom-dwelling carnivores. Most species possess grinding, molar-like teeth for eating crustaceans. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Diplodus-cervinus

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