IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Feeds on small schooling fishes, such as sardines and anchovies and on shrimps. This species makes up an important part of the drift net fishery in Palk Bay and the Gulf of Mannar. Marketed fresh and dried-salted (Ref. 9684).


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