1947K.H. BarnardPict. Guide to S. Afr. Fishes 149Panga (Pterogymnus laniarus)...A well-known Cape table-fish. A curious pugnosed deformity is occasionally captured, called by the fishermen a Dik-bek Panga.
1949J.L.B. SmithSea Fishes of Sn Afr. 270Pterogymnus laniarius...Panga (Cape). Dikbekkie. Reds (Eastern Cape)...Lips villose, almost furry.
1975Dict. of Eng. Usage in Sn Afr. 132Panga,..(Pterogymnus laniarius) alt.: dikbekkie, reds (E[a]st Cape) very common sparid fish in S. Afr;..easily recognised by its furry lips.
1977E. Prov. Herald 13 Oct. 15A digbekkie came all the way from the bottom to take the jig. Maybe the slight swell and the drift of the boat made the jig look edible to the fish on the bottom.
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