Mulloway Argyrosomus japonicus or hololepidotus


Distribution - Mulloway are found in coastal waters from Rockhampton in Queensland to North West Cape, Western Australia (excluding Tasmania).

Size - Maximum of approximately60kg and a length of 1.8m.

Characteristics - Mulloway are mostly silver with a blue/grey, green, or bronze coloured back. They possess a line of silver/white spots that follow the lateral line and sometimes have a black mark at the pectoral fin base.

Confusing species - Teraglin. The end of the Mulloway's caudal fin is convex (rounded), whereas the caudal fin of Teraglin is concave.