Spicara australis (Regan, 1921)
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Family:  Sparidae (Porgies)
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic-oceanic; depth range 80 - 400 m
Distribution:  Southeast Atlantic and Western Indian Ocean: known only from South Africa.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 12-12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 7-8
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 22 November 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 29.01.97
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 17.03.14

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