Pseudaphritis urvillii (Valenciennes, 1832)

A slender mottled brownish fish with a silvery-white underside, a somewhat flattened head with eyes close together near the top, a sharply-pointed snout, two separate dorsal fins, the second long-based and similar to the anal fin.

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What habitats does Pseudaphritis urvillii live in?

Slow-moving waters of estuaries, rivers and creeks, often lying motionless, partly buried, blending in with the detritus and leaf litter on the bottom. They can easily move between brackish and freshwater habitats

What is the distribution of Pseudaphritis urvillii?

South eastern Australia including Tasmania

How big does Pseudaphritis urvillii grow?

Can grow to around 35cm

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