Sand bass

Sand bass 

Scientific name 

Psammoperca waigiensis.

Where they live

Sand bass are found to inhabit rocky or coral reefs in weedy areas. 

You can find them in holes and crevices by day and have been known to enter estuaries.

They forage on fishes and crustaceans at night.

Size and age

Sand bass grow to 47cm and have an unknown lifespan.

Fishing tips

Baited hook or lure.

Last updated: 14 November 2017

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