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Chrysoblephus laticeps


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lexID:
11861 
AphiaID:
218599 
Scientific:
Chrysoblephus laticeps 
German:
Meerbrasse 
English:
Roman Seabream, Red Roman 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Sparidae (Family) > Chrysoblephus (Genus) > laticeps (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1830 
Occurrence:
Namibia, Mozambique, Mauritius , Syd Afrika 
Sea depth:
30 - 100 Meter 
Size:
3 cm - 50 cm 
Weight:
4,2 kg 
Temperature:
14°C - 18°C 
Food:
Predatory, Carnivore, Skaldyr, Snegle, Würmer  
Difficulty:
Cold water animal 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Near threatened (NT) 
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-04-07 20:05:27 

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Chrysoblephus laticeps (Valenciennes, 1830)

Chrysoblephus laticeps ('golden-eyed broad head'), also known as the Red Roman or Roman seabream, is a species of sea bream from southern African, ranging from Namibia to the Eastern Cape.

Occurs above rocky bottoms in deeper water to 100 m but often caught from shore. Juveniles occur in shallow-water beds of seaweed where they feed on minute crustacean.

Synonymised names:
Chrysoblephus algoensis (Castelnau, 1861)
Chrysophrys algoensis Castelnau, 1861
Chrysophrys laticeps Valenciennes, 1830
Chrysophrys pugicephalus Gilchrist & Thompson, 1909

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