Also known as Seabreams and Ringed Seabream.
Found singly or in small shoals over sandy areas of reefs and seagrass beds.
Juveniles found in seagrass beds.
They feed on worms, crustaceans and molluscs.
Length - 13cm
Depth - 1-90m
Widespread Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean and Black Sea
Porgies are found in tropical as well as cooler waters and are bottom-dwelling carnivores. Most species possess grinding, molar-like teeth for eating crustaceans.