Southern School Whiting

Sillago bassensis Cuvier, 1829

Body long, slender, covered in small scales. Sandy brown to pink above, whitish below with an indistinct midlateral silver stripe

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What habitats does Sillago bassensis live in?

In bays around sandbanks, and in sheltered coastal waters, in depths of 0-40 m

What is the distribution of Sillago bassensis?

Southern Australia from WA to NSW and including Tasmania

How big does Sillago bassensis grow?

Can grow to around 33cm

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