Diplodus helenae (Sauvage, 1879)
St. Helena white seabream
Diplodus helenae
photo by Wirtz, P.

Family:  Sparidae (Porgies)
Max. size:  31 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Southeast Atlantic: endemic to Saint Helena.
Biology:  Inhabits rocky bottoms of the continental shelf. Forms small schools. Is a minor constituent of the local fishery and is considered a fair table fish locally (Ref. 5288).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 30 March 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 28.05.93
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 19.06.17

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