Specimen weight: 1.361 kg (3 lbs)
Record: 4 lbs 13.5 ozs, Kilmore Quay, 1983
Three dorsal, two anal fins. Upper jaw somewhat the longer; a thin, wispy barbel under chin. Body rather deep. First anal fin being well under first dorsal. In adults, pelvic fins reach back beyond beginning of anal fin. Pinkish-bronze in colour, usually with broad vertical bands, but these may fade after death. Grows to over 4 lb.
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