Australian Bass

Australian bass (Macquaria novemaculeata) are a small to medium sized, primarily freshwater (but estuarine spawning) native fish found in coastal rivers and streams along the east coast of Australia. They are a member of the Percichthyidae family and, currently, the Macquaria genus. Australian bass are an iconic, highly predatory native fish. They are an important member of the native fish faunas found in east coast river systems and an extremely popular angling species.

Read more about Australian BassTaxonomy, Description and Size, Range, Migratory Patterns, Habitat, Diet, Growth and Age, Reproduction, Conservation, Fishing

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Australian Bass - Fishing
... Fishing for Australian bass is a summertime affair, undertaken during the warmer months in the freshwater reaches of the rivers they inhabitat ... Australian bass are keenly fished for as they are an outstanding sportsfish, extraordinarily fast and powerful for their size ... Australian bass in their natural river habitats are not to be underestimated they head straight for the nearest snags (sunken timber) when hooked and light but powerful ...
Estuary Perch
... The estuary perch, Macquaria colonorum, is an Australian species of the Percichthyidae family ... very similar to and very closely related to its sister species the Australian bass, Macquaria novemaculeata ... prawns it has a slightly larger growth potential than Australian Bass ...
Fish In Australia - Freshwater Fish - Australian Bass
... The Australian Bass, Macquaria novemaculeata, is a species in the family Percichthyidae that occurs in coastal waterways along the east coast of Australia ... Australian Bass are a small to medium fish with a moderately deep, elongated body and are laterally compressed ... Australian Bass are keenly fished for as they are valued as sportsfish, being fast and powerful for their size ...

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