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John Dory - Zeus faber - Blending in

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Oval shaped, deep, compressed body. Has characteristic long rays on the dorsal fin and the cellar marking on the sides, which make it easy to pick it out. Golden-grey with dark shading. Lives close to sandy or muddy bottoms from 20-30 meters deep to 400 meters. Maximum size 60 centimeters.