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Dicentrarchus labrax (Linnaeus, 1758)

Maximum recorded size:
103.0 cm TL (male)

Dentary of Dicentrarchus labrax

Coronoid process pointed or curved downward and oriented anteroposteriorly. Ventral process bifid with two pointed tips or bifid with a pointed and a rounded tips, and curved according to dorsal/ventral axis. Its relief present a depression covered in part and at the tip, in posterior part, there is a pore. Meckelian fossa present. Internal and external notches small and internal notch of the same size or larger than the external one. Chin apophysis short. Mandibular symphysis oriented vertically, straight or bilobed. Tooth type: villiform (like a carpet). No bigger tooth at the anterior part. One or several pore on external side. Pore can be present on internal side. No foramen.

Specimen n°MNHN-A-3
Study collection of P. Béarez (Paris, France)

Determination Béarez, P.
Length 28.2 cm SL, 34.2 cm TL (Unknown sex)
Collection site Etel (France)