Annular seabream

Diplodus annularis

WHERE CAN YOU FIND IT?

  • Atlantic
  • Mediterranean

HOW TO MEASURE?

Total length (cm)

DOES IT HAVE A LEGAL SIZE?

Yes

HOW TO MEASURE

DISTRIBUTION MAP


DISTRIBUTION

Present in the North-east Atlantic, from the Canary Islands to the south and the Bay of Biscay to the north. Also found in the Mediterranean and Black Seas.

ECOLOGY

Species associated to muddy-sand bottoms and seagrass beds mainly in depths from 5 to 20 m. It feeds on worms, molluscs, crustaceans, and echinoderms.

FISHERIES

Most of the landings are by trammel nets, gill nets and hand lines.

DID YOU KNOW

The mean length of individuals increases with water depth.