Trachinus radiatus

Author: Cuvier, 1829

Trachinus radiatus Cuvier, 1829

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Trachinus radiatus Cuvier, 1829 (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: Dl VII; D2 24-27; A II + 26-29; caudal fin slightly concave or straight. 69-70 scales on the lateral line. Colour: yellowish- brown with many black blotches along the sides. Caudal fin with some spots on the basal half and dark edge. Size: to 40 cm SL, usually 25-30.

Habitat, etc.: see family.

Distribution: Mediterranean, Adriatic, eastern Atlantic from Portugal to Angola.

Eggs, larvae and young stages. Raffaele, 1888: 30 | Padoa, 1956: 696.
Otoliths (sagitta). Chaine, 1957: 469, pl. II | Bauzá-Rullán, 1962: 11, pl. III (32-33), IV (34, 37).