Oceanic species which occurs near the surface (Ref. 2850). Feeds on crustaceans (amphipods and euphausiids), small fishes and squid (Ref. 4563). Rarely caught inshore (Ref. 2850). Good food fish (Ref. 6885). pelagic-oceanic; oceanodromous (Ref. 51243); marine; depth range 0 - 620 m (Ref. 50610). Subtropical.
. Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H Hammann. 1983 . (Ref. 2850).