Grass Porgy (Calamus arctifrons)

Also known as Porgy Grunt, Shad Porgy


Also known as Porgy Grunt, Shad Porgy.

Found singly or in small schools over seagrass beds of coastal reefs. Often display rectangular body bars when close to the bottom feeding.
They feed on benthic invertebrates.
Length - 25cm
Depth - 0-20m
Widespread Western Central Atlantic

Porgies are a silvery colour with hints of blue or yellow and high back profiles.
They are solitary creatures found feeding throughout the day. Ref:

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