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Estuary perch

Macquaria colonorum

(Image credit: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO)

Mostly silver, darker grey above, fins are grey except for whitish anal fin. Juveniles are slightly mottled or streaked on sides with dark spot high on operculum.

Length: Up to 60 cm


Estuarine and brackish coastal rivers and lakes; 0-10 m depth

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In South Australia, log when you see it West of Gulf St Vincent

Related links/info

Species names on the Redmap site are based on the Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota or CAAB (http://www.cmar.csiro.au/caab/). This is updated regularly and lists the approved common name, family, species name and more.

Find further information and images at FISHES OF AUSTRALIA http://www.fishesofaustralia.net.au/

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