Two-banded seabream

Diplodus vulgaris

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

Found in the North-east Atlantic ranging from the Bay of Biscay to West Africa, including off-lying islands. Also present in the Mediterranean Sea.

ECOLOGY

Demersal species that inhabits rocky, sandy and seagrass bottoms in depths between 0-30m, but has been found down to 160 m. It feeds on crustaceans, worms and molluscs.

FISHERIES

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

DID YOU KNOW

Juveniles frequently inhabit estuaries and coastal lagoons usually used as nursery areas.