Fish Facts

Information on the biology, habitat and lifecycles of a number of important recreational and commercial fish species targeted around Tasmania.

In this Topic

  • Abalone - Blacklip
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for blacklip abalone.
  • Abalone - Greenlip
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for greenlip abalone.
  • Barracouta
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for barracouta.
  • Boarfish - Longsnout
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for the longsnout boarfish
  • Bream - Black
    Identifying features and fishing information for black bream.
  • Cod - Bearded Rock
    Identifying features and fishing information for bearded rock cod.
  • Flathead - Dusky
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for dusky flathead.
  • Flathead - Rock
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for rock flathead.
  • Flathead - Sand
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for sand flathead.
  • Flathead - Southern Bluespotted
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for the southern bluespotted flathead.
  • Flathead - Tiger
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for tiger flathead.
  • Flounder - Greenback
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for greenback flounder.
  • Flounder - Longsnout
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for longsnout flounder (sole).
  • Garfish - Southern
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for southern garfish.
  • Gurnard Perch
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for gurnard perch.
  • Leatherjacket
    Identifying features and fishing information for leatherjackets.
  • Morwong - Banded
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for banded morwong.
  • Morwong - Jackass
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for jackass morwong.
  • Mullet
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for yelloweye mullet.
  • Octopus - Maori
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for maori octopus.
  • Rock Lobster - Southern
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for southern rock lobster.
  • Salmon - Australian
    Identifying features and fishing information for Australian Salmon.
  • Scallop - Commercial
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for the commercial scallop.
  • Shark - Gummy
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for gummy shark.
  • Squid - Calamari
    Identifying features, catch limits, habitat and fishing information for southern calamari.
  • Squid - Gould's
    Identifying features, catch limits, habitat and fishing information for Gould's squid (arrow squid).
  • Trevalla - Blue-eye
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for blue-eye trevalla
  • Trevally - Silver
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for silver trevally.
  • Trumpeter - Bastard
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for bastard trumpeter.
  • Trumpeter - Striped
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for striped trumpeter.
  • Tuna - Albacore
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for albacore.
  • Tuna - Southern Bluefin
    Identifying features and fishing information for southern bluefin tuna.
  • Warehou - Blue
    Identifying features and fishing informaton for blue warehou.
  • Whiting - School
    Identifying features, habitat and fishing information for southern school whiting.
  • Wrasse
    Identifying features and fishing information on wrasse.