Gilt-head bream - Sparus aurata

Orata Sparus aurata Sparidae Storm Mareggiata

Orata – Sparus aurata –

After a storm it is much easier to meet some species of fish that in normal weather conditions would be more shy and suspicious. Even the Gilt-Head Bream (Sparus aurata) in these weather conditions is often in search of food and allows the diver to approach it much more easily. Basically in the rough sea, of course, not shaken, the bottom is repopulated: areas that in the calm sea conditions are devoid of life, as weather conditions change, they see approaching the bottom bottom different varieties of fish with different eating habits.
In these specific marine weather conditions it is easier for the predators to approach small fishes often awkward or not sufficiently agile in the rough sea, the movement of the waves raise stones, discover invertebrates from their hiding places, moreover the reduced visibility and the noise created by the waves conditions the senses of some species and their behavior.


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