|Top pic: This '8.4 kg' barramundi was caught at Bedok Jetty on 19/7/03.
Photo courtesy of 'Sinblesser'
Local common name:
Sea Bass, Kim bak lor(KBL)[hokkien], Siakap[malay]
80 cm [max to 200 cm]
6.8 kg [max to 60 kg]
Marine, Brackish, Freshwater
Coastal waters, estuaries, swamps, river mouths, clear to turbid waters. Feeds on fishes & crustaceans.
Highly commercial fisheries; Commercial Aquaculture; Gamefish; Aquarium. Yes, a number of them. The below fish was caught at Bedok Jetty on 4/9/02 by Chng.
Easy to identify with it's unique shape & it's reflective eyes. Dorsal spines:7-9, rays:10-11; Anal spines:3, rays:7-8.
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