Barred javelin

Scientific name 

Pomadasys kaakan.

Where they live

Found in turbid inshore waters with sandy to muddy bottoms to a depth of 75m. 

They may enter estuaries and also tolerate water with low salinity. 

Often associated with inshore wrecks.

Size and age

Maximum recorded length is 80cm. Maximum age unknown.

Fishing tips

Baited hook or jigs.

Last updated: 14 November 2017