Australian Halibut, Psettodes erumei Click to enlarge image
An Australian Halibut caught by Justin McKenzie using a jerk shad (lure) at a depth of 5 m, Magnetic Island, Queensland, 2 December 2015. Image: Justin McKenzie
© Justin McKenzie

Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    erumei
    Genus
    Psettodes

An Australian Halibut caught by Justin McKenzie using a jerk shad (lure) at a depth of 5 m, Magnetic Island, Queensland, 2 December 2015.

Notes

The species occurs in northern Australian waters and grows to 64 cm in length.

Reference:

Swainston, R. 2011. Swainston's Fishes of Australia: The complete illustrated guide. Penguin. Pp.821.


Australian Halibut - head
Head of an Australian Halibut caught by Justin McKenzie using a jerk shad (lure) at a depth of 5 m, Magnetic Island, Queensland, 2 December 2015. Image: Justin McKenzie
© Justin McKenzie