They usually have a silvery-sand coloration that blends in with their surroundings. Most of them are suitable for eating.
Found throughout the Gulf of California in Mexico and as far south as Acapulco, as well as in the Salton Sea in Southern California.
They live near the surf line and shoreline.
Can grow up to 36 inches.
Life history and Behavior
They are coastal bottom fish, usually living on the sandy bottom, either in shoals or in small groups.
Food and feeding habits
They feed on crustaceans, worms and small fish.
|Conservation status||Data Deficient|
|Life span, years||No information|
|Maximum body weight, kg||22.6|
|Maximum length, cm||129|
|Sailing speed, m/s||No information|
|Threat to people||Edible|
|Way of eating||Bentophage|
Tags: Orangemouth Corvina