Kathala Croaker (Kathala axillaris)

Also known as Blackspot Jewfish, Marine Croaker

Description

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

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