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Goldband snapper

Pristipomoides multidens

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Body colour is yellowish to rosy on the upper surface of the body becoming silvery towards the belly. This species contains two or three distinct yellow or gold bands with blue margins over the snout below the eye.

Length: Up to 1 m


Deep coastal waters over rocky or rubble seabeds on the edge of the continental shelf; 51-1000 m depth

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In Western Australia, log this species south of Exmouth

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.

Allen,G. R (2009) " Field Guide to Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-East Asia". Fourth Edition.Western Australian Museum. Perth. Western Australia

Andrewartha, B & Tuma, D. (2007) "Fil-o-fish Australia: Recreational and commercial fish handbook" Balnarring. Victoria. Australia

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

Number of sightings 1

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