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Diplodus sargus, White seabream : fisheries, aquaculture, gamefish
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Mediterranean Sea, southwestern Black Sea; eastern Atlantic from Canary Islands and Madeira north to Brittany (France); Angola.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
, range 25 - ? cm
Max length : 45.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref.
); common length : 22.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref.
); max. published weight: 1.9 kg (Ref.
); max. reported age: 10 years (Ref.
Inhabits coastal rocky reef areas (Ref.
beds. Like other sparids, it is very active and frequents the surf zone, primarily at dawn (Ref.
). Feeds on shellfish and other benthic invertebrates which it picks from the sediment (Ref.
Sexes separate or protandrous (Ref.
). In some areas, this species occurs as a digynic hermaphrodite, that is, males and females developing from intermediate juveniles (Ref.
). However, protandry with possible digyny was later confirmed (Ref.