seen? Gaily spotted juveniles are sometimes seen on our
Northern shores, among seagrasses.
Features: Adults to about 95cm.
Juveniles seen are much smaller. The adult is brown with darker bars
and small orange spots on the sides. It is found in coastal areas
including estuaries, usually alone.
What does it eat? It eats small fishes, shrimps and crabs.
uses: It is among the common fishes eaten in Singapore.
Here, these fishes are sometimes reared in floating cages from fingerlings
(young fishes) that are imported from neighbouring countries, until
they reach marketable size.