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Biology

Depth range from 305-368 m in the eastern Ionian Sea (Ref. 56504). Up to depth of 370m (Ref. 4233). Confined to neritic zones of island shelves, banks and sea mounts; a schooling species (Ref. 4233). Known to migrate between the coast of Sahara and the offshore seamounts possibly reaching the Cape Verde Islands (Ref. 26139). Feed mainly on crustaceans (Ref. 4233). Eggs are pelagic (Ref. 4233).

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