Species of least concern
Occur inshore, enters brackish lagoons and freshwater. Migrate occasionally. Tend to move northward in summer-time as the temperatures rise. Feed mainly on diatoms, algae, small invertebrates and detritus. Utilized as a food fish.
Eastern Atlantic: Scandinavia and Iceland, south to Senegal and Cape Verde. Also Mediterranean Sea; southwestern Black Sea.
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