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Mediterranean Fishes: An Illustrated Identification Guide to All Recorded ...
G. H. Jennings
No preview available - 1997
Names of fishes
CARCHARHINIDAE REQUIEM SHARKS
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algae anal fin Atlantic Atlanto-Mediterranean from Norway Atlanto-Mediterranean from Portugal benthic benthic fish Body elongated bottom at depths caudal fin caudal peduncle Caught by trawl commercially important compressed Cosmopolitan crustaceans deepwater Demersal depth of 50m disk Distinctive characters dorsal and anal dorsal fin dorsal fin origin dorsal rays dorsal spines eastern basin Eggs and larvae Entered the Mediterranean family consists Feeds mainly Feeds on benthic Feeds on fish Feeds on small Feeds on zooplankton females lay fin base finlets head Inhabits rocky inhabits sandy invertebrates larvae planktonic lateral line Levant Linnaeus lower jaw male Mediterranean Mesopelagic mollusks Morocco muddy substrate operculum Ovoviviparous pectoral fin pelagic pelvic fin photophores pointed snout posterior Reaches sexual maturity Red Sea Risso rocky habitat sandy or muddy schooling fish schooling species season in spring Senegal shallow waters small benthic invertebrates small fishes small invertebrates Spawning season substrate at depths Suez Canal teeth ventral zooplankton