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Littlehead Porgy: Calamus proridens

Appearance:

  • 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 

Habitat:

Coastal waters over hard bottoms

Behavior:

Feed mainly on invertebrates

Additional Information

Recreational Regulations


Image Credit: © Diane Rome Peebles



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