Long spined snapper

Long spined snapper


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never seen one before

Fri, 2006-12-15 15:54

are they a sub speices of our local snapper?

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Where was it

Fri, 2006-12-15 16:10

Where was it caught?

Distribution is shark bay northwards. I've seen them caught off Karratha.

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Jay Burgess

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exmouth i believe i had it

Fri, 2006-12-15 16:23

exmouth i believe i had it on the computor from a mate and i hadn't seen anyone post one up so i thaught id pop it up ere

related? not too sure the sietific name dosen't give too much away,

Snapper: Pagrus auratus (formerly Chrysophrys auratus) and..

long spined snapper: Argyrops spinifer

Tackle Dangler

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coral bay

Thu, 2006-12-21 20:39

Dan.iv caught a few of coral bay new they were are snapper didn't no wat sort now do cheers.

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also call frying pan

Fri, 2006-12-22 07:58

also call frying pan snapper, not bad on the chew either

Tackle Dangler

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Caught them as far south as

Fri, 2008-02-08 19:39

Caught them as far south as Kalbarri. They are an important pro catch species in fish traps out on the North West shelf.

 

edit:  Doh!! I fell for the link to an old thread trick.

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