King George Whiting | Sillaginodes Punctata

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Common Name: King George Whiting
Species Name: Sillaginodes Punctata

King George Whiting is also known as spotted whiting, KG and South Australian whiting. King George whiting has a yellowish upper body to silvery white below and has small bronze or brown spots on the back and a series of spot close together grouped in small lines below the lateral line running the length of the body. It is the largest of all species of whiting and growing to approximately 70cm however specimens up to 35cms are more common.

New South Wales (Southern Waters), Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania

Light Tackle

Yabbies, pipi, mussel, cockles, marine worms or strips of squid.

King George Whiting 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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