European Sea Bass

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European Sea Bass


(Morone labrax), a fish of the family Serranidae. They measure up to 1 m long and weigh up to 12 kg. Distributed in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean and in the Mediterranean Sea, the European sea bass is rarely found in the Black Sea. A large part of this fisn’s life is spent in deep waters. It has the coloration of pelagic forms, with a dark back, silvery sides, and a white belly. The European sea bass feeds on small fish and shrimp. It spawns in summer and autumn, and its roe are pelagic. The fish is of little commercial value.


Zhizn’ zhivotnykh, vol. 4, part 1. Moscow, 1971.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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