Commonly caught inshore and estuarine species

  • image of australian bass-Fish identification Australian bass

    Species ID for (Australian Bass) including scientific and other names, misidentification, distribution, size and possession limits, and distinguishing features.

  • a great barracuda Barracuda

    Species ID for barracuda, including the great barracuda and striped barracuda species.

  • Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) Barramundi

    Species ID for barramundi including scientific and other names, misidentification, distribution, size and possession limits, and distinguishing features

  • Drawing of a blue swimmer crab, showing the underside of the male and the female Blue swimmer crab (sand crab)

    Species ID for the blue swimmer crab including other names, misidentification, distribution, size and possession limits, and distinguishing features.

  • Cobia (Rachycentron canadum) Cobia

    Species ID for the Cobia including scientific and other names, misidentification, distribution, size and possession limits, and distinguishing features

  • Bartailed flathead (Platycephalus indicus) Flathead

    Species ID for flatheads including scientific and other names, misidentification, distribution, size and possession limits, and distinguishing features

  • River garfish (Hyporhamphus regularis) Garfish

    Species identification information for garfish including the river, snubnose, and three-by-two garfish species

  • Grass emperor (Lethrinus laticaudis) Grass emperor (sweetlip)

    Species ID for grass emperor (sweetlip) including names, misidentification, distribution, size and possession limits, and distinguishing features

  • Barred javelin Javelin

    Species ID for javelin including the barred and silver javelin species

  • Black jewfish (Protonibea diacanthus) Jewfish

    Species identification information for jewfish species including black jewfish, mulloway, river perch, scaly jewfish, silver jewfish, and teraglin.

  • Luderick (Girella tricuspidata) Luderick

    Species ID for luderick including scientific and other names, misidentification, distribution, size and possession limits, and distinguishing features

  • Mackerel tuna (Euthynnus affinis) Mackerel and tuna

    Species identification information for mackerels and tuna including leaping and Australian bonito, yellowfin, longtail, grey, school, spanish, wahoo and spotted

  • Mahi-mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) Mahi mahi

    Species ID for mahi mahi including scientific and other names, misidentification, distribution, size and possession limits, and distinguishing features

  • Drawing of a Moreton Bay bug Moreton bay bug

    Species ID for the Moreton Bay bug (bay lobster) including names, misidentification, distribution, size and possession limits, and distinguishing features

  • Drawing of a mud crab (Scylla serrata) Mud crab (mangrove crab)

    Species ID for the mud crab including scientific and other names, misidentification, distribution, size and possession limits, and distinguishing features

  • Diamondscale mullet (Liza vaigiensis) Mullet

    Species ID for mullets including diamondscale mullet and sea mullet

  • Pearl perch (Glaucosoma scapulare) Pearl perch

    Species ID for pearl perch and dhufish including names, misidentification, distribution, size and possession limits, and distinguishing fea

  • Scribbled rabbitfish (Siganus spinus) Rabbitfishes

    Species identification information for Rabbitfishes (Siganidae) including the scribbled rabbitfish

  • Blackspotted rockcod (Epinephelus malabaricus) Rockcod

    Species identification information for Rockcods (Serranidae) including Goldspotted rockcod and Blackspotted rockcod.

  • Yellowfin bream (Acanthopagrus australis) Seabream

    Species identification information for Seabreams including pikey, yellowfin, and frypan, snapper, and tarwhine.

  • Drawing of a Spanner crab (Ranina ranina) Spanner crab (frog crab)

    Species ID for the spanner crab including scientific and other names, misidentification, distribution, size and possession limits, and distinguishing features

  • Tailor (Pomatomus saltatrix) Tailor

    Species ID for Tailor including scientific and other names, misidentification, distribution, size and possession limits, and distinguishing features

  • Blue threadfin (Eleutheronema tetradactylum) Threadfin

    Species identification information for Threadfins (Polynemidae) including blue threadfin, and king threadfin

  • Giant trevally (Caranx ignoblis) Trevally, queenfish and kingfish

    Species identification information for Trevallies, Queenfish and Kingfish (Carangidae) including amberjack and darts

  • Tropical rock lobster (Family: Panulirus) Tropical rock lobster

    Species identification on Tropical rock lobster including description, distribution, size, and possession limits.

  • Golden snapper (Lutjanus johnii) Tropical snappers

    Species identification information for Tropical snappers (Lutjanidae) including golden snapper and mangrove jack.

  • Golden-lined whiting (Sillago analis) Whiting

    Species identification information for Whitings (Sillaginidae) including goldenline, sand, trumpeter, northern and stout whiting

  • Wolf herring (Chirocentrus dorab) Wolf herring

    Species ID for wolf herring including scientific and other names, misidentification, distribution, size and possession limits, and distinguishing features

Last updated 15 April 2013