European john dory

In New Zealand, Māori know it as kuparu, and on the East Coast of the North Island, they gave some to Captain James Cook on his first voyage to New Zealand in 1769.

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The European john dory lives in the benthopelagic, oceanodromous, brackish, marine, depth range 5 - 400 m , usually 50 - 150 m environment.

The European John Dory is Zeus faber; the Pacific, Z. japonicus; and the American, Zenopsis ocellata. The John DoryThe John Dory is a saltwater food fish with thin, long dorsal spines. More

counterpart, the European John Dory (Zeus faber), which has four stout anal spines and lacks plates along the first dorsal fin. More

Common names

Alfaquete in Portuguese (Português)
Alfaquim in Portuguese (Português)
Alfaquique in Portuguese (Português)
An deoraí in Gaelic, Irish
An deoraí in Irish (Gaeilge)
Atlantic John dory in English
bigeye dory in English
Cá Dây Nh?t b?n in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Dây Nhật bản in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cetola in Italian (Italiano)
Cetra in Italian (Italiano)
Christopsaro in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Dikenlipeygamber baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Dikenlipeygamber balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Doorkeeper's fish in English
Doré in French (français)
Dorede in French (français)
Doree in English
dorée in French (français)
Dory in English
Dory in Ukrainian (українська мова)
Dülger baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Dülger balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Dulgher in Rumanian
Europäischer Heringskönig in German (Deutsch)
european john dory in English
Gaddi in Italian (Italiano)
Gaddu in Italian (Italiano)
Gall in Catalan (Català)
Gall in Spanish (español)
Gall de la mar in Spanish (español)
Gall de San Pedro in Spanish (español)
Gallo in Italian (Italiano)
Gallo in Spanish (español)
Gallo marino in Spanish (español)
Gallocristo in English
Galo in Portuguese (Português)
Galo negro in Portuguese (Português)
Galo-japonês in Portuguese (Português)
Galo-japonÍs in Portuguese (Português)
Galo-negro in Portuguese (Português)
Galocristo in Portuguese (Português)
Girti in English
Hǎi fáng in Mandarin Chinese
Heringskönig in German (Deutsch)
Huta San Pietru in Maltese (Malti)
Iotra in Italian (Italiano)
Itala in Italian (Italiano)
Jaddu in Italian (Italiano)
Jan in French (français)
Jandorie in Afrikaans
Jean doré in French (français)
jean-doré in French (français)
john dory in English
Kakashal in Hungarian (Magyar)
Keparu in English
Kovač in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Kovač (riba) in Slovenian (slovenščina)
Kovaè in Slovene
Kovaè in Slovenian (slovenščina)
Kuparu in Maori (te reo Māori)
Matôdai in Japanese (日本語)
Matou-dai in Japanese (日本語)
Moxt in Maltese (Malti)
Ngítola in Italian (Italiano)
Pèis de noste segne in French (français)
Pèis Saint-Pierre in French (français)
Peixe galo in Portuguese (Português)
peixe São Pedro in English
Peixe-galo in Creole, Portuguese
Peixe-galo in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Peixe-galo in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-galo-negro in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-são-pedro in Portuguese (Português)
Pesce di Cristo in Italian (Italiano)
Pesce gallo in Italian (Italiano)
Pesce San Pietro in Italian (Italiano)
Pescio sampè in Italian (Italiano)
Pesciu San Pè in Italian (Italiano)
Peshk kovac in Albanian (Shqip)
Petersfisch in German (Deutsch)
Petrova riba in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Peygamber baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Peygamber balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Pez de San martin in Spanish (español)
Pez de San Pedro in Spanish (español)
Pez martin in Spanish (español)
Pietarinkala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Piotrosz japónski in Polish (polski)
Pirin in Italian (Italiano)
Pische santu Pedru in Italian (Italiano)
Pisci San Perdu in Italian (Italiano)
Pisci San Petru in Italian (Italiano)
Pisciu gaddru in Italian (Italiano)
Pixxi San Pietru in Maltese (Malti)
Pixxispad in Maltese (Malti)
Poisson de Saint-Martin in French (français)
Poule de mer in French (français)
Poule de mer d'eau in French (français)
Rì ben hai fáng in Mandarin Chinese
Saint Pierre in French (français)
Saint-Pierre in French (français)
Saint-Pierre dorè in French (français)
Saint-Pierre du Pacifique in French (français)
Sampitre in Italian (Italiano)
San martiño in Spanish (español)
San Pedro in Spanish (español)
San Petru (pesciu) in Corsican (corsu)
San pierre in French (français)
San Pietri in Italian (Italiano)
San Pietro in Italian (Italiano)
San Pietru in Maltese (Malti)
Sankt pers fisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Sankt Petersfisch in German (Deutsch)
Sankt Petersfisk in Danish (dansk)
Sanktpersfisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Sanktpetersfisk in Danish (dansk)
Sanktpetersfisk in Norwegian Nynorsk (Norsk nynorsk)
Sanmartin in Spanish (español)
Sanpiero in Italian (Italiano)
Sanpjer in Croatian (Hrvatski)
São Pedro in Portuguese (Português)
São Pedro comum in Portuguese (Português)
Sen piet in Italian (Italiano)
Shibr in Arabic (‫العربية)
Sint-Pietervis in Dutch (Nederlands)
Solnechnik in Russian (русский язык)
Sonnenfisch in German (Deutsch)
St. Persfisk in Swedish (Svenska)
St. Peter's fish in English
St. Petersfisk in Norwegian (Norsk)
St. Pierre in French (français)
Sveti Petar in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Tal-go-gi in Korean (한국어)
Yar-vor in Breton (brezhoneg)
Zee forgeron in French (français)
Zeus faber in French (français)
Zeus faber in Italian (Italiano)
Zeus faber in Spanish (español)
Zonnevis in Dutch (Nederlands)
Ρέτουλα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Σανπιέρης in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Σανπιέρος in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Χριστόψαρο in Greek (Ελληνικά)
χριστόψαρο in Greek, Modern (1453)
кузнец in Russian (русский язык)
солнечник in Russian (русский язык)
日本海魴 in Mandarin Chinese
日本海鲂 in Mandarin Chinese
日本的鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
日本的鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
澳洲海魴 in Mandarin Chinese
澳洲海鲂 in Mandarin Chinese
远东海鲂 in Mandarin Chinese
遠東海魴 in Mandarin Chinese
달고기 in Korean (한국어)

Order : Zeiformes
Family : Zeidae
Genus : Zeus
Species : Zeus faber
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758