Gilthead Sparus aurata Length to 70cm<br />
Thick-bodied, fast-swimming fish. Similar to Black Sea-bream but with diagnostic yellow band across streep forehead and dark patch at anterior end of lateral line. Small numbers of this warm water species move into shallow British waters and estuary mouths on S coast in summer.
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Gilthead Sparus aurata Length to 70cm
Thick-bodied, fast-swimming fish. Similar to Black Sea-bream but with diagnostic yellow band across streep forehead and dark patch at anterior end of lateral line. Small numbers of this warm water species move into shallow British waters and estuary mouths on S coast in summer.

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Date: 23 Jun 2007
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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