Silvery John dory

The Silvery John dory lives in the benthopelagic, marine, depth range 50 - 600 m , usually 150 - 300 m environment.

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EXOTIC SPECIES: Silvery John Dory caught in the Mediterranean - January 23, 2008 Buck Denton Leave a comment IMAGE by Peter Wirtz One of my most favorite genera of fish are from the family Zeidae, which are also known More

The silvery John dory (Zenopsis conchifera) is typical of the Zeidae, with its scute-covered belly and filamentous spiny dorsal fin. As benthic fish, dories are typically found close to or directly over the sea bottom, but occasionally in midwater as well. More

species, the silvery john dory, has been estimated at about 50 km/year. * Changes in the geographic distribution of some species of fish have been observed and may affect the management of fisheries. More

* Silvery John dory, Zenopsis conchifera (Lowe, 1852). More

Some, such as the silvery John dory (Zenopsis conchifera), form small and loose schools; while others, such as the John dory, are generally solitary when not spawning. Dories are poor swimmers; they propel themselves primarily via a balistiform (i.e. More

The first documented occurrence of a silvery John dory, Zenopsis conchifera, in the Mediterranean Sea is reported. A female (645 mm total length, 3296 g body mass) of Z. conchifera was caught in July 2006 by a commercial bottom trawler off the northern Tunisian coast (central Mediterranean Sea). More

American john dory or silvery john dory ( Zenopsis conchifera ) Gulf of Mexico 3360 thumbnail picture A species of squid ( Abralia redfieldi ) Gulf of Mexico 3361 More

Silvery John Dory caught in Med = Silvery John Dory caught in Med Zenopsis conchifera by NOAA, Creative Commons. Italian scientists have documented the first ever occurrence of Zenopsis conchifera in the Mediterranean Sea. More

Silvery John dory (Zenopsis ... * Pan Seared John Dory - Boursin ... More

Common names

american john dory in English
Amerikanischer Heringskönig in German (Deutsch)
Amerikanischer petersfisch in German (Deutsch)
Amerikansk sanktpetersfisk in Danish (dansk)
Beukelaar-dorie in Afrikaans
buckler dory in English
Dory in English
Faux St. -Pierre in French (français)
Galho in Portuguese (Português)
Gallo in Spanish (español)
Galo in Portuguese (Português)
Galo branco in Portuguese (Português)
Galo-branco in Portuguese (Português)
Galo-da-costa in Portuguese (Português)
Galo-da-fundura in Portuguese (Português)
Galo-de-fundo in Portuguese (Português)
Galo-do-alto in Portuguese (Português)
Galo-do-fundo in Portuguese (Português)
Galo-do-mar in Portuguese (Português)
John dorgy in English
Minami-kagamidai in Japanese (日本語)
Peixe galo in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe São-Pedro in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-de-São-Pedro in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-galinha in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-galo in Creole, Portuguese
Peixe-galo in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Peixe-galo in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-galo-branco in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-galo-da-fundura in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-prata in Portuguese (Português)
Pez de San Pedro americano in Spanish (español)
Piotrosz amerykanski in Polish (polski)
Sailfin dory in English
Saint Pierre argenté in French (français)
Saint-Pierre Américain in French (français)
San Pedro in Spanish (español)
San Pedro plateado in Spanish (español)
São Pedro in Portuguese (Português)
São Pedro prateado in Portuguese (Português)
Silver John dory in English
Silvery John dory in English
美洲亚海鲂 in Mandarin Chinese
美洲亞海魴 in Mandarin Chinese
裸亚海鲂 in Mandarin Chinese
裸亞海魴 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Zeiformes
Family : Zeidae
Genus : Zenopsis
Species : Zenopsis conchifer
Authority : Lowe, 1852