Acanthopagrus berda

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Latin name Acanthopagrus berda - (Forsskål, 1775)
Local name Goldsilk seabream
Family Sparidae - Acanthopagrus
Origin East Indian Ocean, West Indian Ocean, The Red Sea, Indonesia
Max length 90 cm (35,4")
As aquarium fish
Minimum volume 0 cm (0 gal)
Hardiness Unknown
Suitable for aquarium Not suitable for home aquarium
Reef safe Unknown
Aggressiveness Unknown
Mostly Larger crustaceans (Shrimp, crabs...)
Other invertebrates
Descriptions and further reading
Aquarium trade No
Distribution Indian Ocean, South Africa, Mozambique, the Red Sea, Persian Gulf, India, Phuket (Andaman Sea, specimen lost), and Malaysia (Penang Island and Langkawi Island, near Singapore). Western Pacific specimens recorded as <i>A. berda</i> refer to <i>Acanthopagr
Danish common names Tropisk blankesten
French common names Pagre picnic
English common names Black sea-bream
Black porgy
Pikey bream
Picnic seabream
References and further reading