Western Australian Salmon

Arripis truttaceus (Cuvier, 1829)

A dark bluish-green sportsfish, grading to silvery-white below, with bright yellow pectoral fins, and a blackish margin on the caudal fin and spinous portion of the dorsal fin. Juveniles have a series of vertical golden bars on the upper sides that break up into spots in slightly larger fish.

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What habitats does Arripis truttaceus live in?

Along surf beaches and around rocky reefs

What is the distribution of Arripis truttaceus?

Endemic to southern Australia from off Greenwell Point, southern New South Wales, to Geraldton, Western Australia and Tasmania

How big does Arripis truttaceus grow?

Can grow up to around 100cm

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