Deltentosteus colonianus

Author: Risso, 1826

Deltentosteus colonianus Risso, 1826

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Deltentosteus collonianus (Risso, 1820) (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: angle of jaws below rear half of orbit. D1 Vl; D2 I + 10-1 l; A I + 10-1. Scales in lateral series 33. Colour: similar to D. quadrimaculatus. Size. to 7 cm.

Habitat: inshore, including sea-grass meadows, to about 120 m. Food: no data.

Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: eastern Atlantic (south-west Portugal); Mediterranean (western basin and Adriatic).

Eggs, larvae and young stages. No data.
Otoliths (sagitta). No data.