Also known as Blacktail, Blacktail Seabream, Sargo, Seabream.
Found singly or in small schools, over rock and sandy areas of intertidal surf zones, mouths of estuaries and in rock-pools.
They feed on crustaceans and benthic invertebrates.
Juveniles found in seagrass beds.
Length - 45cm
Depth - 1-50m
Widespread Eastern Atlantic, Black Sea, 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.de/summary/1753