Chelon labrosus

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Vulnerability
Least Concern Species of least concern

Information

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.

Localization

Eastern Atlantic: Scandinavia and Iceland, south to Senegal and Cape Verde. Also Mediterranean Sea; southwestern Black Sea.

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Environment

Marine/Brackish/Freshwater

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