Red Morwong | Cheilodactylus fuscus

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Common Name: Red Morwong
Species Name: Cheilodactylus fuscus

The Red Morwong is also known as the Sea Carp. The Red Morwong is Reddish Brown on upper flanks and the head area which is brighter around the eyes this progresses down to a silvery white lower flanks and belly area. There are a whitish marking around the eye area along with the horn area. The fins are a dusty reddish brown with caudal fin having a distinct white outer margin. Another feature of the Red morwong is the four or five white marking between the soft dorsal and caudal fin. Red Morwong can grow to approximately 65cm in length.

Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria

Light Tackle.

Prawns, Squid and small Fish Pieces

Red Morwong 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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