Local common name:
16.4 cm[top fish] [max to 30 cm]
10 - 40 m
Enters estuaries. Forms schools on sandy bottoms. Feeds on zooplankton, polychaetes, bivalves, crustaceans & fishes.
Minor commercial fisheries.
Yes, the 2nd fish was caught by 'Mahimahi' in Singapore river.
Body silver with indistinct dark stripes along scale rows above & 4-6 rows immediately below lateral line. Very short 1st dorsal spine, 2nd longer than 3rd. Dorsal spines:9, rays:10; Anal spines:3, rays:7..
Photo[2nd pic] courtesy of 'Mahimahi'
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