Saucereye Porgy (Calamus calamus)

Also known as Goat's Head Porgy, Porgy Grunt


Also known as Goat's Head Porgy, Porgy Grunt.

Found swimming or hovering above sand bottoms and seagrass beds over coral and rocky reefs, often display body bars when close to the bottom feeding.
They feed on invertebrates.
Juveniles found in sea grass beds.
Length - 56cm
Depth - 1-75m
Widespread Western Atlantic, Caribbean

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:


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