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Rusty Jobfish

Aphareus rutilans

Rusty Jobfish - Sunshine Coast offshore (speared)

Weight 5.000kg
Depth 15m
Aphareus rutilans

About this species

Ranges in colour from blueish-grey to mauve or red. Yellowish-red dorsal, pectoral and caudal fins. Pelvic and anal fins are similar in colour but may have white tips or margins. Tail is deeply forked or lunate and body is elongate. Distinguished from A. furca by red hue and deeper split in tail fork. Read more…

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