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Chrysophrys auratus

Two small snapper caught out of Storm Bay, using squid for bait.

Weight 0.500kg
Depth 20m
Chrysophrys auratus

About this species

Mature snapper are pink and appear to have a convex forehead in larger adults. Juveniles have blue spots over the body. Snapper have strong jaws and dorsal spines capable of breaking off in a wound.Snapper are common in the north and becoming more common in the south. Log this species only if you spot it south of Maria Island in TAS, or North of Mackay in QLD. Read more…

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