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Biology

Found over soft bottoms of bays and shallow inshore areas, often along sand beaches (Ref. 2850). Enters freshwater (Ref. 7251). Juveniles are encountered in lagoons of mangroves. Omnivorous (Ref. 9303). Marketed fresh but not highly esteemed; processed into fish meal and used as live bait in the snapper fishery (Ref. 3722).

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