Orata - Sparus aurata

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Sparus aurata ( Sparus aurata Linnaeus , 1758 ) is a bony fish of sea and brackish water , which belongs to the Sparidae family. It is present throughout the Mediterranean and Eastern Atlantic, from the extreme south of the British Isles to Cape Verde. It is a strictly coastal fish and lives between 5 and 150 m from the coast; attended both hard sandy seabed, it is particularly common on the border between the two substrates. Usually it leads a solitary life or in small groups. It is a species very euryhaline, so that you can frequently be found in lagoons and estuaries, but is extremely sensitive to low temperatures. It is very common in Italian seas.

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Encounter with a herd of Sparus aurata in visibility of about 2 meters.

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