Also known as Grass Shad, Florida Mojarra, Longbone Shad, Long-finned Silverbiddy, Pursemouth, Shad, Silver Perch, Silverbelly, Silverbiddy, Silverfish.
Found singly or in small schools over shallow open sandy shorelines.
They feed on insects and benthic invertebrates.
Length - 23cm
Depth - 0-45m
Widespread Western Atlantic, Caribbean
Deep bodied fish with huge expandable mouths usually found over sand swimming slowly in a stop start motion while searching for small invertebrates. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Ulaema-lefroyi