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Rock blackfish

Girella elevata

Drummer taken at the Iron Pot at the mouth of the Derwent river

Weight 2.000kg
Depth 4m
Girella elevata

About this species

Identified by its dark bluish-black colour, they have small mouths to enable them to feed on algae and invertebrates from the sea floor. Juveniles are mottled and banded. This species has been identified in the eastern Bass Strait and on the east coast. Log the rock blackfish if you spot it in the north-west, west or south of St Helens on the east coast Read more…

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