Environment and movement of the diurnal species
- The species is generally observed in seagrass among algae or phanerogams.
- The species is generally seen moving in its environment.
- The species can be found between 0 and 146 Meters.
- Very common species.
Environment and movement of the nocturnal species
- The species is generally observed in a sandy/silty area.
- The species is generally motionless in its environment
- The species is generally found on or close to the seafloor.
General behaviour of the species
- Lives in large groups
- The animal is fearful of the diver
General characteristics of the species
- Maximum size : 20 cm
- Maximum age known : 9 year(s)
- The animal feeds on plankton or small organisms.
- Diet : Zooplankton - - Algae
Relationship with humans
- The species can be eaten but is of no particular culinary interest