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Oblada melanura


The saddled seabream (Oblada melanura), also called the saddle bream or oblade, is a common Mediterranean fish of the family Sparidae. It has a fuse-shaped silver body, with a black spot near the tail. It is monotypic in the genus Oblada. The maximum length recorded for this species is 34 centimetres (13 in).


Mediterranean sea.

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San Vito Lo Capo, Sicilia, Italy

Spotted on Aug 21, 2010
Submitted on May 15, 2011

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