Hussar | Lutjanus adetii

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Common Name: Hussar
Species Name: Lutjanus adetii

Hussar is also known as Pink hussar or Red Hussar. Hussar are brilliantly coloured being dark rose pink along the top of the back an upper flanks fading to a silvery pink belly area a bright golden yellow band run the length of the body below the lateral line. Hussars have a bright yellow eye and areas around the eyes are circled with yellow and red extending along the nose. The dorsal fin has a pinkish red band running through it with white edges the bands are also present on the caudal and anal fins. Hussar can grow to about 50cm


Light Tackle to Medium Tackle

Prawns, Fish Pieces or Strips, Pilchards, Mullet and Whitebait.

Hussar Size and Bag Limits

Please Note: Bag limits, minimum and maximum lengths are subject to change and review by your State Fisheries Department.


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