Bass, Austrailian

Details

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Scientific Name:
Macquaria novemaculeata
Water Type:
Freshwater
Fight Rating:
Normal Pointer
Description:

The Australian Bass can be recognized by a combination of characters including an evenly arched dorsal profile, a snout that is straight or slightly concave and a forked caudal fin. It has a protruding lower jaw, moderately large eyes and a notch between the spiny first dorsal fin and the soft-rayed second dorsal fin.

This species is dark olive-green or greyish on the back and sides with darker scale margins. The belly is silvery or whitish, and the fins are mostly dusky brown to black. The tips of the anal and pelvic fins are white. Juvenile fish under 12cm long are banded and have a dark blotch on the gill cover.

Fishing Spots

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Abbey Lake Lake (Freshwater)

Monterey, MA
United States United States
2
Locph_1616490605_locid108763

Goulburn River River

Seymour , VIC
Australia Australia
1 10 6
Locph_1507220189_locid108700

Manly Dam Dam

Manly , NSW
Australia Australia
10 4
Locph_1321925307_locid108699

Nepean River River

Penrith, NSW
Australia Australia
8 4
Locph_691915034_locid108716

Shoalhaven River -- Unknown --

Nowra , NSW
Australia Australia
4 4
Locph_1882849839_locid11111

Vermillion River -- Unknown --

Oglesby, IL
United States United States
15 4

Guides

There are no guides specified for this fish.

Tournaments

There are no tournaments specified for this fish.