Body slender, rounded above, straighter below, dorsal-fin long-base, deeply-notched, tail rounded, pointed in juveniles; mouth large, with a slightly protruding lower jaw. Grey above, silvery below, with a black blotch above pectoral fin base. To 2 m.
The Mulloway is a migratory species and follows schooling fishes on which it feeds. It is also a popular recreational fish along the southern coast. It sometimes swims into the upper parts of Victoria's Port Phillip Bay.
Coastal waters, off ocean beaches, often moving into bays and estuaries to feed, in depths of 0-150 m.
Parts of Africa, India, Pakistan and Asia. Southern Australia.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed