Long Nosed Emperor | Lethrinus olivaceus

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Common Name: Long Nosed Emperor
Species Name: Lethrinus olivaceus

The Long Nosed Emperor is typically an olive green colour which covers most of the body and head area’s The Long Nosed Emperor is heavily marked with creamy coloured blotches that are also present around the face to a lesser degree. The lower belly and beneath the gills is lighter cream colour there is also the presents of a reddish pink colour around the mouth or lip area. Another distinctive feature of the Long Nosed Emperor is red colouration of the lower dorsal fin and the outer edge of the caudal fin. Long Nosed Emperor can grow to more than 10kg.

Queensland, Northern Territory, and Western Australia.

Medium to Heavy Tackle.

Pilchards, Garfish, Mullet, Herring, Squid and Prawns.

Long Nosed Emperor 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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