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White seabream

Scientific name: Diplodus sargus

It is a silver fish with fine dark vertical lines along the entire body and a small black spot both at the base of the tail and on the face. It normally lives on the coast, where the waves break mainly in rocky areas but also in posidonia meadows. It feeds on bivalves, urchins, starfish, algae. Young specimens are omnivores and adults are carnivores.


Younger fish live more in groups than adults and can act as cleaners of parasites for other fish. It is one of the most frequent catches in the sport of spearfishing.

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