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Coris julis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Mediterranean rainbow wrasse)
Occurs in the littoral zone, near rocks and eelgrass beds. Usually found between 1-60 m, but old males stay in deeper water. Found in deeper waters during winter. Sometimes solitary, among rocks, often with numerous spe...
Labrus viridis Linnaeus, 1758 (Green wrasse)
Found in littoral zone, near rocks and eel-grass beds .
Labrus merula Linnaeus, 1758 (Cuckoo wrasse)
Found around rocks and seaweeds. Sometime schooling, more solitary when older. Feed on sea urchins, ophiuroids, mollusks, crabs and worms. Mature when 2 years old (15-20 cm). Spawn during February to May in western Mediterranean .
Parablennius gattorugine (Linnaeus, 1758) (Tompot blenny)
Coryphoblennius galerita (Linnaeus, 1758) (montagu's blenny)
Gobius niger Linnaeus, 1758 (Black goby)
Pomatoschistus minutus (Pallas, 1770) (freckled goby)
In the sand goby Pomatoschistus minutus (Teleostei; Gobiidae), a distribution-wide study showed that spatial variation at the rhodopsin gene matches the characteristics of specific light environments. This match sugg...
Dicentrarchus labrax (Linnaeus, 1758) (European seabass)
Mullus surmuletus Linnaeus, 1758 (Striped red mullet)
Apogon imberbis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Cardinal fish)
Occasionally forms schools; sometimes solitary. Inhabits muddy or rocky bottoms and caves. Feeds on small invertebrates and fishes . Oral brooding by males .
Chromis chromis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Mediterranean chromis)
Form small shoals in midwater above or near rocky reefs or above seagrass meadows (Posidonia. Feed on small planktonic or benthic animals . Reproduce in summer . Eggs characterised by adhesive filaments are nested on rocky or sandy bottoms . Males guard the eggs .
Sepia esculenta Hoyle, 1885 (Cuttlefish)