Zeugopterus regius (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Eckström's topknot
Zeugopterus regius
photo by Patzner, R.

Family:  Scophthalmidae (Turbots)
Max. size:  20 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; brackish; marine; depth range 10 - 180 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: British Isles to Morocco; also in the western Mediterranean and the Adriatic Sea (Ref. 12382).
Biology:  Occurs over rocky bottoms, less frequently on sandy bottoms (Ref. 12382). Feeds on small fish and invertebrates. Reproduction between February and August.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 December 2020 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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