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BiologyInhabit shallow coastal waters (Ref. 27121), including estuaries (Ref. 2683, 57400), lagoons (Ref. 57400) and tidal rivers (Ref. 3573). Feed on plankton and detritus (Ref. 28587). Oviparous, eggs are pelagic and non-adhesive (Ref. 205). Shows a remarkable adaptation to hyperhaline environments (up to 97 in the Sine Saloum in Senegal)(Ref. 57400). Maximum reported size 210 mm FL, but possibly to 280 mm (Ref. 57400).