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Acanthopagrus butcheri

Black Bream at Pambula Beach, NSW

Acanthopagrus butcheri at Pambula Beach, NSW - 21 Apr 2018
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Identification history

Unidentified 22 Apr 2018 RossMannell

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Not a fishing person and limited knowledge of species. Saw this one feeding along a rocky outcrop into Pambula River. Hope the photo is good enough for an ID.

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KerriLee wrote:
   28 Sep 2019
Local bream are difficult to distinguish. Populations include Yellowfin Bream (A. australis), Black Bream (A. butcheri), and hybrids. As the fins on this one are darkish (not yellow), I think it's A. butcheri. This species is particularly adapted to life in estuaries ... read more at the link below:
http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/674#moreinfo

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 21 Apr 2018 08:15 AM Recorded on
  • RossMannell Recorded by

Additional information

  • less than 1m Depth of sighting

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