Stout Whiting, Sillago robusta Stead 1908


Other Names: School Whiting, Stout Sillago, Yellow Cheek Whiting, Yellow-cheek Whiting

Stout Whiting, Sillago robusta. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial

Summary:
A robust creamy-yellow to sandy pink whiting, with a silvery midlateral stripe, becoming silvery-white with mauve reflections below, and a yellow blotch on the cheek.

Cite this page as:
Bray, D.J. 2017, Sillago robusta in Fishes of Australia, accessed 17 Nov 2018, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/3697

Stout Whiting, Sillago robusta Stead 1908

References


Burchmore JJ, Pollard DA, Middleton MJ, Bell JD, Pease BC. (1988) Biology of four species of whiting (Pisces : Sillaginidae) in Botany Bay, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 39 (6): 709–727. doi:10.1071/MF9880709.

Gray CA, Barnes LM, Robbins WD, van der Meulen DE, Ochwada-Doyle FA, Kendall BW. (2017) Length- and age-based demographics of exploited populations of stout whiting, Sillago robusta Stead, 1908. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 00:1–10. https://doi.org/10.1111/jai.13464 Abstract

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37330005

Depth:to 70 m

Fishing:Commercial/recreational fish

Habitat:Sandy areas

Max Size:30 cm TL

Native:Endemic

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