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Inhabits rocky bottoms (Ref. 30573). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). Feeds on fishes and larger invertebrates such as squids, shrimps and crabs; also takes planktonic organisms, including pelagic urochordates. An important food fish in some areas. Marketed fresh or frozen (Ref. 55).

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