Also known as Norfolk Spot, Spot, Striper Candy, Yellowbelly.
Found in schools, over mud and sandy bottoms, of estuaries and coastal waters.
They feed on small crustaceans, organic detritus, and worms.
Length - 36cm
Depth - 1-60m
Widespread Western Atlantic
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/leiostomus-xanthurus.html