Luderick

  • Luderick (Girella tricuspidata)
    Luderick (Girella tricuspidata)
Scientific name

Girella tricuspidata

Other names
  • black bream
  • blackfish.
Frequent misidentifications
  • none
Description
  • dark bluish-grey to greenish-grey back
  • silvery belly
  • sometimes dark bars on upper sides
  • caudal fin is broad and slightly concave
  • short front dorsal fin connected to higher soft second dorsal fin.
Distribution
  • around hard structures in estuaries and coastal areas, to a depth of around 20 m
  • southern Queensland waters.
Size
  • 30 cm common length, 62 cm maximum total length.
Size and possession limits
  • minimum size, 30cm
  • possession limit of 10.

Further information

Last updated 15 December 2009