Also known as Cow Bream, Goldline, Salema Porgy, Seabream, Sharp-snout Sea Bream.
Found singly or in small schools, over rocks and sandy areas rich in algae growth.
They feed on crustaceans and seaweeds.
Juveniles found in seagrass beds.
Length - 50cm
Depth - 5-70m
Widespread Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean.
Porgies are found in tropical as well as cooler waters, and are bottom-dwelling carnivores. Most species possess grinding, molar-like teeth, for eating crustaceans. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Sarpa-salpa.html