Reef Croaker (Odontoscion dentex)

Also known as Brown Large-eyed Croaker, Catfish


Also known as Brown Large-eyed Croaker, Catfish.

Found singly or in schools hiding during the day in caves and crevices amongst corals and rocks, out at night foraging for food.
They feed on small fish and shrimps.
Length - 30cm
Depth - 1-30m
Widespread Western Atlantic, Caribbean

Drums are named for the repetitive throbbing or drumming sounds they make by beating their abdominal muscles against the swim bladder. Ref:


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