Body deep, compressed; dorsal fin long-based; tail base much longer than deep; scales absent from space between eyes; jaws with peg-like teeth at the front and molars at the rear; scales rough to touch. Brown to bronze above, white below; pectoral fin brownish, with a black spot in corner of fin base. Similar to Yellowfin Bream found further east, but has darker anal and pelvic fins, and more scales along the lateral line. To 66 cm.
An important commercial and recreational finfish in Victoria.
In bays, inlets, estuaries, and in the lower reaches of rivers, in depths of 0-30 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed