Found over sandy or muddy bottoms of coastal inshore waters (Ref. 35849, 47581). Feeds mainly on small fishes, crustaceans and polychaetes (Ref. 3424). Forms schools (Ref. 47581). Larger specimens marketed fresh or dried-salted but most of the catch made into fishmeal or discarded (Ref. 47581).
- Kimura, S., T. Yamashita and Y. Iwatsuki 2000 A new species, Gazza rhombea, from the Indo-West Pacific, with a redescription of G. achlamys Jordan & Starks, 1917 (Perciformes: Leiognathidae). Ichthyol. Res. 47(1):1-12. (Ref. 35849) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=35849&speccode=5797
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