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BiologyNeritic, entering lagoons and lower estuaries (Ref. 7399); rarely entering fresh water (Ref. 3573, 59043). Feed on small benthic organisms, detritus, and occasionally on insects and plankton (Ref. 2804). Reproduction takes place in the sea, from July to November. Oviparous, eggs are pelagic and non-adhesive (Ref. 205). Minimum size allowed for fishing is 20 cm. The quality of the flesh is variable (Ref. 30578).