King Salmon | Polydactylus sheridani

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Common Name: King Salmon
Species Name: Polydactylus sheridani

The King Salmon is also known as Threadfin, Burnett Salmon, King Salmon, Gold Threadfin and Sheridan’s Threadfin. The King Salmon’s body colour greyish blue along the upper flanks and back becoming a lighter silvery colour down the flanks to the belly area. The pectoral fins are orange to yellow in colour with five long filaments. King Salmon can grow up to 170cm and 30kg most commonly taken at around 5kg mark.

Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia

Light tackle to Heavy Tackle

Minnow Style, Chrome lures, Poppers, Soft Plastics and Saltwater Fly.

Pilchards, Garfish, Herring and Prawns

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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