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Yellowtail kingfish

Seriola lalandi

Caught fish on rocky man made outcrop in 3 to 5 meters of water. Rocky shore into different seaweed then a 3 meter drop off onto a sandy bottom. Around the otherside of the spot was the river mouth and then open Bass Strait. Caught the fish on fresh squid in the berley trail in top two metres of the water.

Weight 3.500kg
Depth 5m
Seriola lalandi

About this species

Yellowtail kingfish are streamlined, schooling fish which grow to a large size and are blue-green with a yellow stripe along the length of their bodies.Kingfish were not always so common in Tasmania. Read more…

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