||Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, Black
||the body is high, the back is curved and dark
grey with yellowish lights, while abdomen is silvery. It has two dorsal
fins, ventral fins and the anal one are dark with a white lower edge.
||it is a nocturnal species.
||it is found in shallow coastal sea water on
rocky bottom and in phanerogam prairies, at a depth between 3 and 180 meters.
||it feeds on crustaceans and little fishes.
||reproduction period goes form June to August.
In order to attract females, male emits a sound compressing swimming bladder.