IUCN threat status:

Data Deficient (DD)

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Neritic species (Ref. 5313). Forms large schools in the Zanzibar Channel from March to September. Feeds mainly on anchovies (Anchoviella sp.), clupeids (Amblygaster sp., Sardinella fimbriata, Sardinella perforata [= Sardinella albella), other small fishes, squids, and mantis shrimps.


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