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Vagabond, Need ID, Please

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#11 Vagabond



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Posted 17 October 2014 - 12:33 PM

I sent the photo to the Australian Museum and they identified it as a Bumpnose Trevally, Carangoides hedlandensis.


Thanks for your input, Vagabond.

Cheers Bobj.   Glad it's sorted, and we all now know a bit more about small trevallies as a result.


IMHO all trevallies come under the heading of "neighbours' fish"   ie passable eating that can be magnanimously given away  :hypocrite:


As you say, there are stacks of good to excellent table fish to be had from Aussie coasts.

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Posted 17 October 2014 - 08:12 PM

Another trevally I caught a while back is the 'tea leaf' trev. Only one I have caught and from what I remember, on a par with the giant trevally for a scrap.



Cheers, Bobj.