Littlehead Porgy: Calamus proridens


  • Body is silvery, with faint bluish lines along scale rows
  • Areas between bluish lines can be brassy in color
  • Many wavy, dark blue lines present on snout and cheek

Similar Species: Knobbed porgy, C. nodosus (lacks dark blue lines on snout) 

Size: Up to 18 inches 


Coastal waters over hard bottoms


Feed mainly on invertebrates

Additional Information

Recreational Regulations

Image Credit: © Diane Rome Peebles

FWC Facts:
Bears are sexually dimorphic. This means adult males are larger than adult females of the same age

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