Shortfin batfish

Shortfin batfish

Scientific name 

Zabidius novemaculeatus.

Where they live

Shortfin batfish inhabit coastal reefs and can also be found on silt-sand bottoms of coastal waters.

Size and age

Grow to 45cm and weigh in at 800g.

Fishing tips

Baited hook or jigs.

Last updated: 14 November 2017