Northern Saratoga | Scleropages jardinii

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Common Name: Northern saratoga
Species Name: Scleropages jardinii

The Northern Saratoga is also known as Northern Spotted Barramundi and Gulf Saratoga. Northern Saratoga are dark brown to greenish on the back and progressing down the flanks to a lighter golden and more silvery or pinkish belly area. Each scale of the Northern Saratoga has an orange outer edge. Another notable feature is the small barbel on the lower jaw, the gill area and fins are also marked with small orange spots. The Northern Saratoga can grow to approximately 75cm with catches up to 3kg being common.

Queensland and the Northern Territory

Light Tackle.

Minnows, Poppers, Plugs and Fly

Live Fish, Large Insects and Grubs

Northern Saratoga 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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