Australian bass

Australian bass are closely related and very similar in appearance to estuary perch .

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The Australian bass lives in the demersal, potamodromous, freshwater, brackish environment.

Australian bass and estuary perch were placed in a separate genus, Percalates. More

The Australian Bass can be recognised by a combination of characters including an evenly arched dorsal profile, a snout that is straight or slightly concave and a forked caudal fin. More

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Recent research has confirmed that Australian bass share a common gene pool, and consequently fisheries departments are now allowing more widespread use of commercially bred fish for stocking of farm dams etc, especially in Victoria. More

Australian Bass Fish Species Information Scientific Fish Name: Macquaria novemaculeata Other Fish Species Names: Regions Fished: Found in coastal rivers and streams along the east coast of Australia. More

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Australian bass will feeding on bugs, insecet's shrimps and baitfish. This is a great opportunity for angler to target our Australian bass via small surface poppers and walk the bog style surface lures. More

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The Australian Bass is usually found in fresh to brackish water. It is unique to the East Coast of Australia. HOW TO CATCH; Australian Bass respond enthusiastically to all types of fishing. Bait fishing, lure fishing, trolling and fly fishing. More

The Australian Bass (Macquaria novemaculeata) is a species of fish in the family Percichthyidae that occurs in coastal waterways along the east coast of Australia. Australian Bass are a freshwater species, but one that must breed in estuarine waters. More

Australian Bass are aggressive and predatory fish well known for their spectacular fighting ability. This great sportfish is a predominantly estuarine/river species, however due to pressures on Bass habitat their numbers have dramatically declined, leaving recreational fisheries as the best place to catch Bass. More

The Australian Bass is a native species of the eastern drainage systems of Australia. The Bass is a catadromous species which spends the majority of its time in freshwater , but migrates downstream each year in winter to breed. More

Common names

Australian bass in English
Australian perch in English
Australsk aborre in Danish (dansk)
Eastern freshwater perch in English
Freshwater perch in English
Perch in English
九斑麥氏鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
九斑麦氏鲈 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Percichthyidae
Genus : Macquaria
Species : Macquaria novemaculeata
Authority : Steindachner, 1866