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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Cheeks scaly; sometimes also small scales present on entire height of preopercle. Marketed fresh, frozen or dried salted; also used for gibbksus and oil. 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. Body oval, more or less elongate, compressed. Print PDF Search species. On the shelf on hard bottoms rock or rubble as well as on sand around rocks, from 20 to about m depth.

Fisheries and Aquaculture Department. Dentex filamentosus Valenciennes, is Nemipterus filamentosus. Large individuals edntex often tinged wine red and spotted with black on head males or greyish females.


Mouth low, slightly oblique; jaws subequal. Several rows of canine-like teeth, outer row much the strongest with 4 to 6 better developed anterior teeth in each jaw.

FAO Fisheries & Aquaculture – Aquatic species

Colour reddish with bluish silvery reflections; belly ligther and head darker. Historie naturelle des poissons. Gillrakers on first arch 8 igbbosus 10 lower and 6 to 8 upper. 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.

Dentex gibbosus

Anal fin with 3 spines and 7 to 9 soft rays; first soft ray of pelvic fins filamentous. 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.

Scales along lateral line 52 to Scientific Name with Original Description. Separate statistics are not reported for this species.

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Carnivorous feeding chiefly on crustaceans, fish and cephalopods. FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes.


The South African fishes of the families Sparidae and Denticidae. Dentex gibbosus Rafinesque, Cheimerius Smith, subgenus. Launch the Aquatic Species Distribution map viewer. Caratteri di alcuni nuovi generi e nuove specie di animali principalmente di pesci e piante della Sicilia, con varie osservazioni sopra i medisimi. 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 the third backward.

Cheimerius nufar Valenciennes,by monotypy. Tomiyama, Fisheries in Japan. Berthelot, Histoire naturelle des Iles Canaries, Paris 2 2: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for a world without ddentex.

Caudal fin red, edged with black. Eastern Central Atlantic; fishing areas 34, 47 in part. The young are found close to the shore, while the adults occur in offshore waters in the vecinity of the continental slope.