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BiologyOccurs in inshore waters of the continental shelf (Ref. 7300). Forms large demersal schools over soft bottom habitats at depths shallower than 50 m. Sometimes ascends into freshwater reaches; encountered in the freshwater tidal zone in the Mekong delta (Ref. 12693). Ostracods, gastropods and euphausiids are common prey but small fish are also taken.