Small kob

The Small kob lives in the demersal, brackish, marine environment.

grey shark and small kob at night. Durban's piers have recently produced some nice-size grunter and the bay itself, in the vicinity of the centre bank, has also produced good-size grunter. More

Small kob, some up to 5kg, were caught in the Winkle and Illovo areas. Chokka strips wrapped around sardine fillets did the trick for most anglers. More

We landed a small kob and a leervis, which was released, but the big ones eluded the fishermen's guile despite wire traces. The line just broke. So next day we decided to repeat the exercise. More

biting over the weekend and a lot of small kob have been caught. There have been a lot of 'peckers' around, as well as small grunters and bream. More

Small kob and spinner sharks are easily caught in this area and they make ideal bait for the Zambezi. As mentioned, there are lots of small Kob around and they are averaging at around the 3kg mark. More

There were also some shad on the bite and a small kob in the 5kg range was also landed. With the swell slowly settling, there could be some good angling prospects for the weekend. As predicted a week or two ago, the first garrick have made their appearance. More

stumpies and small kob were landed. A lucky angler landed a massive stumpie of 6.4kg’s on a sardine slide bait. More

Common names

Kleinkob in Afrikaans
Macujana de barba in Portuguese (Português)
Sharp-tooth jewfish in English
Small kob in English
莫桑比克叫姑魚 in Mandarin Chinese
莫桑比克叫姑鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Sciaenidae
Genus : Johnius
Species : Johnius dorsalis
Authority : Peters, 1855