Common Name: Pearl Perch
Species Name: Glaucosoma scapulare
The Pearl Perch is also known as Pearlie. The Pearl Perch body colour is silvery grey pearl lustre with small brown spots on the scales. Pearl perch are distinguished by a large pearly white bone located at the upper edge of the gill covers and a dark spot present below the second dorsal fin, Juveniles have a brown line that passes through the eye from top to bottom. Pearl perch have large eyes and a robust body grow up to 70cm and more than 5kg in weight.
Central coast of Queensland to the Central New South Wales coast. Inhabiting offshore reef areas.
Medium to Heavy Tackle.
Squid, Prawns, Octopus, Pilchards and other live or cut fish baits.
Pearl Perch Size and Bag Limits
Please Note: Bag limits, minimum and maximum lengths are subject to change and review by your State Fisheries Department.[/full_width][/section]