IUCN threat status:

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Biology

Presumably schooling, mostly inshore and perhaps tolerating estuarine conditions. Feeds on diatoms when young and prawn larvae, copepods and cypris when larger. The number of museum specimens suggest that it is fairly common (but not in Bombay waters).

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