Pomadasys maculatus


Saddle grunt PKL
Characteristic features:
Colour:

Body silvery grey with short saddles and bars, saddle on nape largest and angled strongly posteriorly, large blackish blotch on dorsal fin.

Size:

Up to 50 cm TL.

Distribution:

Indo–West Pacific in tropical waters.

Habitat:

Inshore waters, 20–110 m depth.

Indonesian fisheries:

Caught with bottom trawl, handline, set net, trap and spear.

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