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Moronidae (Temperate basses)

Gear types: Hooks and lines
Hooks and lines
Hooks and lines
Hooks and lines are gear where the fish is attracted by a natural or artificial bait (lures) placed on a hook fixed to the end of a line or snood, on which they get caught.
Vessel types: Liners

Species EnvironmentInhabit the littoral zone on various kinds of bottoms on estuaries, lagoons and occasionally rivers. Enter coastal waters and river mouths in summer, but migrates offshore in colder weather and occurs in deep water during winter. Young fish form school, but adults appear to be less gregarious. Feeds chiefly on shrimps and molluscs, also on fishes.
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