Max length : 27.5 cm SL male common length : 20.0 cm SL male. Form schools, usually at depths of 25 to 55 or even 100 m by day, rising to 10 to 35 m at night. Feed mainly on planktonic crustaceans, also on larger organisms. Spawn in batches, in the open sea or near the coast, producing 50,000-60,000 eggs with a mean diameter of 1.5 mm.
- Trim: HGT (Headed, Gutted, Tail off)
- Freezing: ship frozen / land factory frozen