Also known as Blackspot Jewfish, Marine Croaker.
Found in shallow coastal areas and estuaries.
They feed on small fish and benthic invertebrates.
Length - 27cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread Indian Ocean
Drums are named for the repetitive throbbing or drumming sounds they make by beating their abdominal muscles against the swim bladder. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Kathala-axillaris