Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Diplodus
Family: Sparidae (Fish/Osteichthyes)
Taxon : Fish
Group : Animal

SPECIES
capensis
NOTES

A medium-sized oval fish with a forked tail fin.


AUTHORITY
(Smith, 1844)
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
 


Colour
Notes: A slivery fish with a distinct black spot at the basal edge of the tail below the end of the dorsal fin. The juveniles have black stripes on thhe body
Colour: Silver
Common Name
Dassie
Blacktail seabream
Fish
Habitat
NOTES: Found on the sand banks at the drift
HABITAT NAME: River
Uses
Food
Good eating fish but seldom used due to small size
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Sargus capensis
Diplodus sargus capensis



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