Where they live
King threadfin are found in shallow turbid waters, coastal waters, estuaries, mangrove creeks and mangrove-lined rivers over sandbanks and mud substrates.
Size and age
Have been known to grow up to 1.3m and weigh up to 20kg. They have been reported to live for 20 years.
Trawling and casting of lures in shallow brackish waters.
Last updated: 14 November 2017