||Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean and Black
||elongated body, in the back it is lateral
compressed. Mouth is big and turned upwards. The back is gray with black
spots, a silver strip runs through the flank, the abdomen is whitish.
||it occurs in great schools.
||it is a very euryhaline species, which is
frequently found in brackish waters and more sporadically in freshwater.
||carnivorous, it feeds on small crustaceans,
worms, mollusks and fish larvae.