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Estuary Perch

Estuary Perch

Estuary Perch is a freshwater fish species native to southeastern Australia. It is highly regarded by recreational anglers for its strong fighting ability and is considered one of the top sportfish in Australia.

Estuary Perch typically inhabit estuaries and freshwater rivers, where they feed on a variety of prey, including small fish, crustaceans, and insects. They are typically caught using lures or live bait, and are known for their aggressive feeding behavior and strong fighting ability.

Estuary Perch can grow to be quite large, with some specimens reaching over 70cm in length and weighing more than 5 kilograms. They are highly sought after by anglers due to their sporting qualities and delicious flesh.

Estuary Perch is known for its delicate, sweet flavor and firm, white flesh. It is a versatile fish that can be cooked in a variety of ways, including grilling, baking, and frying. It is often served with a variety of accompaniments, including vegetables, rice, and sauces.

Estuary Perch is an important species for both recreational and conservation purposes. Due to its popularity among anglers, there are strict regulations in place to manage fishing pressure and protect the species. It is also an important indicator species for the... ...Read More