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Mullus barbatus barbatus


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lexID:
4955 
Scientific:
Mullus barbatus barbatus 
German:
Rotbarbe oder Rote Meerbarbe 
English:
Red mullet 
Category:
Barwenowate  
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Mullidae (Family) > Mullus (Genus) > barbatus barbatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Linnaeus, 1758 
Occurrence:
West Sahara, Portugal, the Cape Verde Archipelago, European Coasts, Senegal, the Black Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, the Isle of Man, Spain, East-Atlantic Ocean, the Canary Islands, the British Isles, Scandinavia, Russland, Morocco, Straße von Gibralta, Adria (the Adriatic Sea), Northern Africa, Israel, Algieria, Azory, Egipt 
Size:
20 cm - 33.2 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 23°C 
Food:
Ostracodes (seed shrimps), Cnidaria, Predatory, Copepods, Sea squirts, Aquatic plant, Zoobenthos, Amphipods, Isopods, bezkręgowce, detrytus, Fitoplankton, glony, kraby, kraby, krewetki, kryl, małe ryby, małze, mysis, piaskówki, rozgwiazdy, ślimaki, zooplankton, żywy pokarm 
Difficulty:
Nie nadaje się do akwariów! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2013-01-07 12:11:17 

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Linnaeus, 1758

Special thanks for the first foto to David Luquet, France.

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: British Isles (occasionally Scandinavia) to Dakar, Senegal, Canary Islands, Mediterranean and Black Sea. Also known from the Azores.

Biology:
Found on gravel, sand and mud bottoms of the continental shelf. Depth range from 10-300 m and up to depth of 328 in the eastern Ionian Sea. Feeds on small benthic crustaceans, worms and mollusks.

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